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Apr 10, 2018

In the studio this week Dr Shane is joined by EAGG colleagues Dr Euan & Dr Jen.

The team kick things off with some science news; covering a wide array of topics that include the use of Poo in space (and potentially back on earth) to create plastics; Technology being developed to potentially read peoples minds and the possible production of brain cells in 'older' people.

First Guest: Dr Christopher Gyngell - Department of Pediatrics at University of Melbourne.

Dr Chris joins the team in the studio to discuss the latest developments in alteration of genes. Specifically the science of CRISPR. What is it, how does it work and what are the ethical dilemmas involved.

Although only one formal guest today with the team, the Second Guest: Is our own EAGG Dr; Dr Euan.

Dr Euan leads the discussion with the team and shares insight into 'The extinction crisis'.

Where are we at? what is the latest? & What can we do?

---- Remember,.. Science is everywhere!

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