Our selection of the best science podcasts of 2019. New science podcasts are updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
The Science Show RN's science flagship: your essential source of what's making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery. The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio.
The Magic of Mushrooms 2019-09-13 19:05:00 Magic Mushrooms: Can their mycelia give us safer plastic replacements? 54 minutes, 11 seconds
Forty-Four Years Later! 2019-08-30 19:05:00 The first Science Show had a warning about fossil fuels - 44 years ago 54 minutes, 7 seconds
Let's save the gorgeous pangolin! 2019-08-23 19:05:43 New tech to help trace pangolin poachers
Research and education a key part of Sydney's Taronga Zoo
Celebrations for Riversleigh's 25 years as a World Heritage site
50 years of marriage celebrated - with a wasp
Ants - the gardeners of the forest
Australia's insects disappearing before being described and named
Cameras the best way to observe animal behaviour
Our chemical homes 53 minutes, 52 seconds
Gravity, with Einstein 2019-08-16 19:05:01 Australia should adopt the British model of science advisors for each ministry says Peter Newman
Illustrating the universe
Resistant nerves could lead to treatment for neuro degenerative disease
Startups aim at efficiency and waste in food production
Improving photosynthesis to boost crop yields 54 minutes, 7 seconds
Hard questions and hydrogen 2019-08-09 19:05:44 Bees worldwide under serious threat
The Rescue Project presents stories of land repair
Reducing emissions won't be enough to limit rising temperatures
Coordination required to build a hydrogen-based economy
Science should emulate sport in supporting women
Social influences can help problem gamblers
Tom Gleeson BSc back with another season of tough questions 54 minutes, 9 seconds
Was Einstein right? 2019-07-26 19:05:43 How Brexit threatens science. Confirming Einstein's notion of gravity and general relativity. The Cambrian Explosion - why did it happen? Protection for Ediacaran fossil site near the Flinders Ranges. Submersibles take scientists to deep sea volcanic sites. Dinosaurs reveal secrets about the history of life on Earth. Australian biodiversity used to inspire US humanities undergrads. 54 minutes, 8 seconds
Anyone fancy $315 billion? 2019-07-19 19:05:16 The voice of Apollo - how ABC science broadcast the Moon landing
Open source data the basis of research, democracy and scientifically-based decision making
Australia back of the pack in digital innovation
University of Tasmania focussed on local challenges, opportunities and community
University of Otago celebrates 150 years
Primary students lap up Einsteinian physics 53 minutes, 57 seconds
Anthropomorphic Do animals grieve? Do they have language or consciousness? For a long time, scientists resisted the urge to look for human qualities in animals. This hour, TED speakers explore how that is changing. Guests include biological anthropologist Barbara King, dolphin researcher Denise Herzing, primatologist Frans de Waal, and ecologist Carl Safina.
#534 Bacteria are Coming for Your OJ What makes breakfast, breakfast? Well, according to every movie and TV show we've ever seen, a big glass of orange juice is basically required. But our morning grapefruit might be in danger. Why? Citrus greening, a bacteria carried by a bug, has infected 90% of the citrus groves in Florida. It's coming for your OJ. We'll talk with University of Maryland plant virologist Anne Simon about ways to stop the citrus killer, and with science writer and journalist Maryn McKenna about why throwing antibiotics at the problem is probably not the solution. Related links: A Review of the Citrus Greening...