This week Dr Jen and Dr Ray join Dr Shane in the studio with Dr Jennifer Henry on the phone from New York.

Also on the phone is Andy Sheppard from CSIRO who talks about the CSIRO's free eBook on Biodiversity.

Guests include Associate Professor Paul Stoddart and Professor Sally McArthur from Swinburne University of Technology discussing the BioReactor, Swinburne’s new Training Centre in Biodevices and the importance of producing industry-ready PhD graduates.

Also in the studio is Dr Nick Murphy from the School of Molecular Sciences, Department of Genetics talking about the impact of fire severity on endemic desert spring species diversity and potential for recolonisation of disturbed sites.

Direct download: Einstein-a-go-go_20-July-2014.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 12:26 PM

EAGG 13th July 2014

 

Hosts Dr Shane,  Dr Dyani, Dr Chrystal, Chris KP,

 

News items: Anti oxidants and cancer, hoarding smallpox!, mycology and the discovery of 3 new species, Ever wanted to post your head into space? A new aerospace company has the answers. http://www.fireflyspace.com/

 

 

First Guest: Jason Callahan PhD student, Monash University School of Bio Medical sciences. Talks about PET CT scans and 4D PET scans and radio therapy planning.

 

http://www.med.monash.edu.au/radiography/research/

 

 

Second guest: W. Gregory Somers, PhD Department of Genetics La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS) La Trobe University.

Is the humble fruit fly the key to unlocking Autism? La Trobe University researchers are studying the behaviour of fruit flies in an effort to unlock the genetics associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a disability affecting more than 1 per cent of Australians.

 

http://www.latrobe.edu.au/scitecheng/about/staff/profile?uname=WSomers

 

 

Third Item: Chris KP talks about plant immunity through anti microbial defence.

 

Science is everywhere, including:

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Direct download: Einstein_A_Go_Go_-_13_June_2014.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 11:26 AM

This week's episode is all about mammals and the all mammal team (Dr Shane, Dr Krystal and Dr Chromo) are joined by Dr Euan Ritchie, Deakin University's Centre for Integrated Ecology, and Jim Thomas, Director of the Tenkile Conservation Alliance in Papua New Guinea to discuss some of their research in remote (and diverse) parts of PNG.

Professor John Woinarski from Charles Darwin University's National Environmental Research Program steps in to discuss biodiversity and the sudden collapse of many mammal species.

Lastly, Kylie Soanes from the University of Melbourne presents her PhD research into identifying the best ways to make roads more 'wildlife-friendly'.

All of this plus space photography, aliens living beyond Pluto, primate conversation and news from across the science world.

rrr.org.au

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20140706.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 6:41 AM

Dr Shane, Dr Dyani, Dr Lauren and Chris KP bring you the week's hot science: athletes (and monkeys) on a streak, contagious social media moods and the ethics of studying usage, neanderthal poo, the effects of concussion during sports and how LEDs work and how they're appearing in more & more places.

The team talk to Johanna Fraser, postdoctoral researcher at the Monash University School of Biomedical Sciences. Johanna is a virologist, and has a keen interest in understanding how viruses interact with infected cells. She is particularly interested in dengue virus, and developing antiviral drugs that inhibit dengue virus replication.

Then, the crew talk to Rob Moodie, Professor of Public Health at the Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, about tobacco culture persisting in various parts of the world.

Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/
Facebook page: Einstein A Go Go
Twitter: https://twitter.com/einstein_agogo

 

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20140629.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 3:00 PM

Dr Shane, Dr Dyani and Dr Jen discuss dinosaurs, ancient human faces, water inside the earth's mantle and the secrets of honey.

First guest: Dr Martine Woolf, from Geoscience Australia, talks about her research work into the modelling of coastal tsunamis, cyclones and storm surges.

Second guest: Emma Bland, from La Trobe University, tells us about her research into the effect of the sun on the earth's upper atmosphere and magnetic field.

Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/ 

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/einstein_agogo

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20140615.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 6:36 AM

Dr Shane is joined in the studio by Dr Lauren, Dr Krystal and Chris KP.

In news, funnel web spider venom to help endangered bees, detecting prostate cancer, and the CSIRO’s solar thermal array.

First guest is Dr Richard Thornton CEO Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC in to discuss the increase in natural disasters across Australia and our neighbouring region and the research and policy in place.

Second guest is Dr Kath Jackman from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience talking about stroke and brain injury.
Third guest is Dr Emma Burrows also from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. She is working with mice to study the communication impairments that people with autism experience. Emma's research aims to understand the neurobiology involved in autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Science never sleeps!

Direct download: Einstein_A_Go_Go_-_08_June_2014.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 8:00 AM

EAGG 1 June 2014. Medical research week.
Dr Shane, Dr Dyani, Dr Chrystal and Dr Chromo
News items: Captive animal ethics, M.E.R.S. the emerging infectious diseases, Father’s brains sensitivity to child care experiences.
First Guests: Kathryn Johnstone introduces:
Professor David Sinclair (ASMR Medalist) Professor in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and a co-joint Professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales. Professor Sinclair’s research has focused on understanding the role of epigenetic changes, driven by genome instability, that contribute to disease and aging. He has associated interests in chromatin, energy metabolism, mitochondria, learning and memory, neuro-degeneration, and cancer. http://genetics.med.harvard.edu/sinclair/people-sinclair.php
Second Guest:
Professor Colette Browning PhD FAPS Monash University School of Primary Health Care Research: Professor Browning’s research focuses on psychosocial approaches to ageing, interventions to optimize healthy ageing, and ageing and culture. She is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society, Co-Director of the Melbourne Longitudinal Studies on Healthy Ageing Program, 20-year study of older people, and is a member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee for Senior Victorians. Professor Browning is currently working on a range of innovative research translation activities with the Chinese Ministry of Health including providing advice about primary care reform and ageing.
http://www.med.monash.edu.au/sphc/mchi/contacts/colette.html
Third Guest:
Rachel Buckley PhD student School of Psychological Sciences University of Melbourne Working under the supervision of Professor Michael Saling, Prof David Ames and Dr Kathryn Ellis. Research: Rachel’s research is investigating what a memory concern might mean in older adults who do not have dementia. Can a memory concern predict progression to dementia? Are certain types of complaints more likely to identify ‘at risk’ individuals? She is also interested in looking at everyday memories and how they change, as people get older.http://psych.unimelb.edu.au/people/rachel-buckley
Science is everywhere, including:
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http://rrrfm.libsyn.com/category/Einstein%20A%20Go%20Go
and RRR 102.7mHz FM

Direct download: Einstein_A_Go_Go_1_June_2014.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 7:07 AM

On this week's show Dr Shane, Dr Dyani, Dr Adam and Andrea from the Bureau of Meteorology discuss elephant birds (formerly) on Madagascar, bacterial biofilms and drugs that can get to them and how to crowd fund access to NASA satellites.

Graeme Stockfield from Turtles Australia visits with a range of turtles as special guests to discuss research in the field. In addition, Doctor Melanie Thomson from Deakin University's School of Medicine presents on host/pathogen interaction and Andrea helps define why things are so warm at the moment...

All this and more on yet another packed episode!

RRR.org.au

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20140525.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 3:00 PM

Dr Shane, Dr Jen, Dr Krystal, and Dr Ray brings you the week's hottest science! The team talk antioxidants (red wine and dark chocolate may not be beneficial, that everyone had hoped...), 'active' learning resulting in student success, the federal budget, and Jupiter's red spot. They talk to Dr Jennifer Henry, Director, Life Sciences at the New York Academy of Sciences, about a visit from Geoff Shaw MP.

The team talk to Sally Sherwin, the animal happiness expert at Melbourne Zoo, about stress-testing penguins. They also chat to Biomolecular Archeologist Dr Colin Smith, ARC Future Fellow, Archeology Program, La Trobe University about finding out about human behaviours and events in the past, using physical remains.

Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/
Facebook page: Einstein A Go Go
Twitter: https://twitter.com/einstein_agogo

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20140518.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 3:00 PM

Dr Shane, Dr Dyani, Dr Chromo & Chris KP talk about the regeneration of tissue, the ability of staying young and look at the continuing mystery of yawning. 

First guest: Dr Kevin Rowe, senior curator and researcher of mammals at Museum Victoria.

Second guest: Dr Dan Harley from Melbourne Zoo chatting about a rare breed of possum.

Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/ 

Facebook page: Einstein A Go Go

Twitter: https://twitter.com/einstein_agogo

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go_20140511.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 11:47 AM



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