In the studio this week Dr. Shane returns from his summer
break with Dr Krystal, Dr Lauren and Dr Ray.
This Week's News:
The Francis Crick institute has been given the green light to use
CRISPR-Cas9. A team of biologists led by Dr. Rainer Hedrich of
Universität Würzburg have discovered that a Venus Fly trap can
count. Researchers at Oxford University and the Royal Netherlands
Meteorological Institute (KNMI) have modelled that man-made climate
change had made the floods, associated with Storm Desmond - 40%
more likely, with the estimate of the increased likelihood ranging
between 5% and 80%. Edgar Mitchell, the last Apollo 14 astronaut
who walked on moon, has died aged 85.
First guest via Skype call: Dr James
, Wildlife Conservation Society and University of
Queensland, who talks about how the World is failing to protect is
Second guest (in the studio): Nicole Lake
, PhD Student, Murdoch Childrens Research
Institute, who talks about mitochondrial disease.
Dr Shane's Book Review: The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments by
George Johnson (2008).