How young people view our scientific world - and our uncertain future
From The Science Show - How young people view our scientific world - and our uncertain future.
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Is IQ fixed? 2019-03-22 18:05:52 How racial prejudice can easily appear in classrooms
The human race - a race of one
Henry Sutton an inspiration for students at Federation University
Project FeederWatch feeds birds, unites people, provides valuable data
Fairywren Project collates bird sightings to monitor changes in populations and range
Stopping the plunge in achievement in STEM at school and university 2019-03-15 18:05:59 Understanding not memorization the key to learning maths
New approach to teaching hopes to improve retention in STEM
Carl Sagan inspires search for life beyond Earth
Elements of interest to Australia
Racial prejudice from teachers lessens student results
HIV, Trump and David Baltimore 2019-03-08 17:05:06 New battery launched for life beyond lithium
Hunt for exoplanets continues after Kepler
David Baltimore - early work led to first HIV drugs
Happy 150th birthday to the Periodic Table
Reports from the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Washington DC 2019-03-01 17:05:59 Microorganisms produce more CO2 in a warming world
Drought, heat and fire leave massive tree graveyards on all continents
Biggest nuclear fusion experiment on schedule in southern France
The Bail Project helps low income people in NYC
Smithsonian Museum and Zoo records the natural world as it collides with human civilisation
Apprenticeship scheme leads to low Swiss unemployment
The third revolution in warfare after gun powder and nuclear weapons is on its way - autonomous weapons
What is life? 2019-02-22 17:05:28 Investigating processes which control the expression of genes
New chemistry emulates nature
Climate politics - it's short-term gain for some versus long-term well-being for all
The secret of life - explanation through new physics
Coral spawning, and the hopes and hurdles of assisted evolution 2019-02-15 17:05:00 Insect Armageddon? Study shows 'catastrophic' declines in bug numbers. Coral spawning and assisted evolution at Australia's Sea Simulator. Marlon Brando's luxury resort in French Polynesia, supporting research and conservation. The new wave of Chinese science fiction.
An ancient whale mystery hidden in the cliffs around Bells Beach 2019-02-08 17:05:00 Clues to an ancient whale mystery, in the cliffs of the Victorian Surf Coast. 'Geopoetry' inspired by the work of Australia's first female Professor. The Nobel Prize winner who co-authored a paper with his pet. The Chase continues... with a hunt for the night parrot.
The vital importance of public enterprise 2019-02-01 17:05:13 Scientists awarded in Australia Day honours. Innovative success from sharing risks and rewards amongst public and private research. Antarctic protection vital for ecosystems' long-term future. SOFIA chases Titan's shadow across the Tasman Sea. Australia once joined to North America. Philosophy of science challenges scientists' role, methods and responsibilities.
Science Extra: You're not eating enough fruit and veg 2019-01-19 12:35:00 A look back at some big stories of human health from 2018. Why do scientists keep studying the same genes, why are Aussies still not eating enough fruit and veg, and what can we learn from the catastrophic 1918 flu pandemic?
The Willy Show 2018-12-28 17:05:51 A couple of weeks ago, The Science Show featured The Vagina Museum in Britain. Today, in the interest of genital balance and gonad diversity, we present The Willy Show.
The Vagina Museum is born 2018-12-14 17:05:57 The Vagina Museum
Superstars of STEM to encourage girls to take up STEM study
Santa Sabina produces prize-winning writers
Study of one equation leads to advanced imaging
Mining brings arsenic to the surface
Federation University Australia prepares students for jobs in renewable energy
The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook
Inventing TV in Australia in 1885 2018-12-07 17:05:08 Australian inventor Henry Sutton remembered
The palm oil dilemma
Mental health services barely available in Indonesia
Biofabrication brings solutions for skulls, hearts, ears and more
How to grow a new leg 2018-11-30 17:05:30 Bill Shorten promises funding boost for science
UN Climate Report warns current emissions reduction won't keep warming under 2 degrees
New frog's leg encouraging step towards human regenerative success
Animal poaching for traditional Chinese medicine threatens key species
Tim Flannery traces the natural history of Europe from the time of the dinosaurs
Screens spoiling brains? 2018-11-23 17:05:24 Communications skills diminished by excessive screen time
Mars InSight lander to monitor Mars interior
Is the system stacked against women in science?
Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing winner Preethika Mathan
Victoria Fellowship to help develop new treatments for shigella
QUT STEM Camp introduces school students to real-world STEM scenarios
Here comes the Sun 2018-11-16 17:05:48 University of Sydney opens new mathematics research institute
Science Museum shines light on the Sun
Bats - just squeaks or language?
Help for gliders crossing busy roadways
Behind the scenes of award-winning science journalism
Top women on the good news 2018-11-09 17:05:24 Andrew Olle remembered at fund raising dinner
Best Australian Science Writing 2018
Enova puts power into the hands of the community
Balliol welcomes its first female master in 755 years
New techniques help genetically controlled eye conditions
Innovation for energy, fertilisers, roads and crops 2018-11-02 18:05:55 Finisar team wins Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation for internet switches
Soft plastic used in new road surface
Call for non-medical research future fund
Ammonia's big future in fuels and fertiliser
Angel Investment Network links scientific start-ups with investors
Supercharging crop growth and yield
Hope that non-lethal, infertile cane toads could save Australian wildlife
Nature in Oz 2018-10-26 18:05:09 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science 2018 - The teachers
Why some victims delay in reporting sexual assault
Effects of Brexit and Nature's approach to deniers of climate science
Communicating long-term problems to short-term politicians
Dumbing down a mistake for public service broadcasters - Roger Mosey
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Don't Fear Math Why do many of us hate, even fear math? Why are we convinced we're bad at it? This hour, TED speakers explore the myths we tell ourselves and how changing our approach can unlock the beauty of math. Guests include budgeting specialist Phylecia Jones, mathematician and educator Dan Finkel, math teacher Eddie Woo, educator Masha Gershman, and radio personality and eternal math nerd Adam Spencer.
#518 With Genetic Knowledge Comes the Need for Counselling This week we delve into genetic testing - for yourself and your future children. We speak with Jane Tiller, lawyer and genetic counsellor, about genetic tests that are available to the public, and what to do with the results of these tests. And we talk with Noam Shomron, associate professor at the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, about technological advancements his lab has made in the genetic testing of fetuses.