On this week’s show Dr Shane and Chris KP talk Nobel Laureates, LED bulbs, special microscopes and dumped prior research... Doctor Lawrence Lau joins the team to discuss his research into pre-transplant liver function testing and donation rates in Australia and PhD Candidate Amy Loughman guest stars to discuss her research into epilepsy and quality of life.


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Dr Shane and Andrea talk about Melbourne's springtime and the new weather forecast rain descriptions, the neurological effects of curiosity and a possible coming El Niño.

They are joined by John Kean, curator of the Art of Science exhibition at the Melbourne Museum; and Hannah Larsen from the Animal Welfare Science Centre at the University of Melbourne, about free-range egg production.

Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/
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Hosts: Dr Shane, Dr Sila, Dr Chromo, Dr Adam.


News items: Artificial sweeteners and your gut micro biota, botox use with cerebral palsy, The FOXP2 gene and conscious verses unconscious learning, The northern hemisphere jet stream and its interaction with climate change.


Bonus news item: Have you planted your tomato’s yet?


First Guests: Emma Bland (Physics PhD Student who is using the new radar for research) and Dr. Andrew McDonald (Space Physicist using the radar and was also involved in various construction aspects) An award-winning new Australian digital radar has been designed and built by La Trobe University electronic engineers and physicists leading a five-member consortium of universities and government organisations.


Bonus news items: The Mars mission undertaken by India, Giant worm slurping leech filmed for the first time, The Ignoble prizes.


Science is everywhere, including:





and RRR 102.7mHz FM


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Dr Shane and Dr Jen are hosting a special panel of visiting students.  Chris, Anton, Donuska and Rachel discuss robotic decision making, a new nuclear battery invention, baby animal distress calls, algae evolving to harsh conditions, fungi used to clean up pollution, interstellar propulsion using microwave thrusters, research on treating cancer and transgenic silk worms.


Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/
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Dr Shane is joined in the studio this week by Dr Krystal and Chris KP.

Up for discussion on the show are atents on DNA, soft-bodied free-range robots, clinical trials of video games, and Spinosaurus!

First guest on the phone - Dr Ayesha Tulloch, a research fellow at CEED, discusses the return on investment of 'citizen science' programs. Birdwatchers in Australia are filing around 8000 reports every month of the birds they see. One of the drivers of the boom is the growth in use of mobile devices. A network supported by citizen science could give us the first true picture of bird life across the whole of Australia.

Second guest is Dr Jennifer Henry from New York, with her last phone interview before returning to Melbourne.

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Einstein A Go Go 7th September 2014

Dr Jen, Dr Lauren, Dr Ray

News items: Threatened species day! Insects and their exoskeletons, North Pacific blue whale reproduction and genome of the coffee plant.

First Guest:

Alistair Evans, PhD, Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University. A man who reconstructs environments and behavior from the information hidden in teeth!  http://monash.edu/science/about/schools/biologicalsciences/staff/fellows/evans/

Extra news item: Can we patent human genes?

Extra extra news item: Stroke awareness.

Extra extra extra news item: 40,000 year old abstract art by

Neanderthalls and the newly discovered Dreadnoughtus Schrani.

Science is everywhere, including:



and RRR 102.7mHz FM

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With the 2014 radiothon fading into the past, Dr Shane, Chris KP, Dr Lauren and Dr Dyani do their best to catch up on all the news from the past fortnight including how to help fish adapt to walking, new options for fighting ebola, jellyfish fossils, Voyager 2's plasma sensor, challenging students to deliver water to lost people via drone, the wonderful un-extinct Lord Howe Island stick insect and much much (much) more!


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This week, Dr Shane, Dr Krystal and Dr Dyani discuss science funding policy, the latest on the Ebola update, the Rosetta spacecraft's encounter with a comet. Also, historic experiments with treating cancers with bacteria, and the upcoming National Science Week.

The team talk to Dr Belinda Van Heerwaarden from the faculty of Science at Monash University about how species respond to climate change.

Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/
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Dr Shane, Dr Lauren, Dr Crystal & Dr Chromo talk about the current Ebola outbreak in Western Africa, developments in in the treatment of diabetes, methane being released from thawing permafrosts in Siberia, and the Kardashian index. Professor Emma Johnston from the School of Biological Earth and Environmental Sciences from UNSW talking about the Nancy Millis award & Wikibombing comes in for a chat. Dr Tanya Hill from the Melbourne Planeterium also talks about the programs happening there. 

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

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Dr Shane, Dr Dyani, Dr Lauren and Dr Adam discuss the complex microbial community in cheese rind, elephant’s superior sense of smell, diamonds at the centre of gas giants, public case for GMOs, how ultrasound works and using the immune system to fight cancer.


Dr Brigid Lynch, senior research officer, from the Baker IDI talks about her research into how physical activity and sedentary behaviour are associated with cancer risk, biological mechanisms underlying risk and health outcomes for cancer survivors.


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

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Stylish comedy for men and women looking to add some confusion to their lives.
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Triple R's monthly guide to the world of wine is on hiatus. Unfortunately the presenters and producers of Plonk have too many other commitments to continue podcasting for the time being. Plonk may still appear on your radio over summer but for now, Plonk is Plunk.
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Radio Marinara is about our marine and coastal world. Starting in late 1996, Radio Marinara has long had a tradition of bringing you a quirky but informative look at all that is marine and coastal.
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Explores the lighter, more eccentric side of medicine. A team of irreverent doctors lampoon sacred medical cows, and shed light on a range of medical and psychiatric conditions.
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They're back! Examining the worlds of politics and corporate media management.
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