Dr Shane, Dr Lauren, Dr Jeff and Dr Catherine discuss stem cell study, blood test for autism, social media use and medical marijuana oxford study.

First guest: Dr Helen Czerski, University College London, BBC, tells us all about her work with ocean bubbles and how they interact with the atmosphere.

Second guest:  Dr Chengxue Helena Qin, Senior Research Officer, Heart Failure Pharmacology, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute discusses her research on heart attacks.

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-20170319.mp3
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This week Dr Jenny, Dr Euan and Dr Chris join Dr Shane in the studio.

In news, mitochondrial genomes helps track the movements of Indigenous Australia over the last 50,000 years; Neanderthals store DNA of their meals in their dental plaque; virtual reality; and bees.

Recorded interview with Mathew Noyes, software lead at NASA Johnson Space Centre’s Hybrid Reality Lab.

Guess on the phone is Don Bradshaw, Chair of Zoology and Senior Honorary Research Fellow from the University of Western Australia, His new study into honey bees has revealed the significant effect human impact has on a bee’s metabolism, and ultimately its survival.

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20170312.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 10:30pm AEDT

Einstein A Go Go - 5th March 2017

Dr Lauren, Dr Ailie, Dr Ray and Dr Shane

News items: Amazonian DNA domestication, Bacterial microfossil filaments and storing information in DNA.

First Guest: Carmel Johnson spent a year on a mission for Hawaii Space Analog Simulation (HI-SEAS). The aim of the mission was to explore possible difficulties encountered while on a mission to Mars. More HERE

Second Guest: Dr Begoña Heras Australian Research Council Future Fellow College of Science, Health and Engineering. New approaches to deal with antibiotic resistance focusing on making pathogens non virulent. More HERE

Third Guest: Amelia Formby MSc BSc Uni Melb, BVA Monash will soon conduct a research project called “Wing Threads” exploring the migration of Shorebirds (the size of timtams!) from Australia to Siberia. More HERE

Remember, “Science is everywhere”, including:

Website, Facebook, Twitter, Podcasts

and every Sunday at 11a.m AEST on RRR 102.7mHz FM

Direct download: EAGG_-_5th_March_2017.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 11:01am AEDT

Dr Shane is joined by Dr Ailie and Dr Ray, to chat about Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf, new insights into the evolution of gills, the proposed continent of Zealandia, and the newly discovered Trappist 1 planetary system.

The team talk to Dr Ronelle Welton from the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Melbourne, about the Australian Venomous Injury Project (AVIP). The project aims to develop a comprehensive epidemiological, sociological and geospatial system for collating, curating and analysing venomous bite and sting related injury datasets from multiple sources.

They also interview Dr Robyn Schofield from the School of Earth Sciences at The University of Melbourne about the damage to the atmosphere resulting from the use of fossil fuels, and what society can do about it.

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-20170226.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 11:00am AEDT

Einstein A Go Go - 19 February 2017

In the studio this week are Dr Lauren, Dr Catherine and Dr Shane.

The First guest (in the studio) is Lucy Weaver from CSIRO talking about how smart polymers are used for cleaning up salty wastewater and famelab.

The Second Guests (in the studio) are Professor David Huang and Dr Mary Ann Anderson from Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research talk about their history and their group's discovery of a groundbreaking drug for leukaemia treatment.

News: Zika virus, active Vitamin D and childhood asthma.

Remember, “Science is everywhere”, including:

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

and every Sunday at 11:00a.m AEST on RRR 102.7mHz FM.

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20170219.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 10:31pm AEDT

Einstein A Go Go - 12 February 2017

The week in the studio; Dr Shane is joined by colleagues Dr Euan, Dr Jen & Chris KP (as well as a plethora of guests!)

First Guest: Soren Hermansen (Director of Energy Academy)

Joining the team in the studio to talk about the sustainable living festival and share news from his home island in Denmark which has had amazing advances in renewable and sustainable energy.

Second Guest: Scott Mueller (Associate professor at the Doherty Institute)

Scott answers questions from the team on the subject of Lymph Nodes. What are they? Why are they there? What do they do? and how many do we have?

Third Guest: Chris Bolton (Particulate fluids processing centre - University of Melbourne)

As well as working alongside our own EAGG regular Dr Ray, Chris has been lucky enough to be part of the team that has developed a new piece of imagery equipment which has assisted in greater access to analyse Nano scale particles, particularly those that won't sit still.

The team then discuss the recent speaking event from the legendary Sir David Attenborough, sharing some previously unknown facts about the household favourites early days in the business.

Remember, “Science is everywhere”, including:

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-20170212.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 9:01am AEDT

Einstein A Go Go - 5 February 2017

Dr Shane and Dr Ailie sprint back into the studio for the first action packed show of the year. They kick off with some strange science news on the vitamin B3 deficiency effect on hamster population, AI detection of skin cancer, NASA study of twin astronauts and the Doomsday Clock update.

First guests: Mitchell Nothling, Particulate Fluids Processing Centre, University of Melbourne discusses research  designing new enzyme mimics inspired by nature and employing the mechanism of natural enzymes for industrial application as synthetic catalysts.

Second guest: Clare Weeden, WEHI, discusses her research into lung damage and how stem cells repair our lungs as they constantly breathe in contaminants from air pollution to cigarette smoke and the possible causes of lung cancer.

Third guest: Professor Patrick Humbert, La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science, discusses cancer research into prevention therapeutics to help tumours to reorganise themselves, thereby stopping the cancer’s growth and spread.

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-20170205.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 8:00pm AEDT

Einstein A Go Go - 18 December 2016

Joining Dr Shane is Dr Krystal, Dr Lauren, Dr Geoff, Dr Ray, Dr Laura (as a guest/potential future host), and Chris KP.

For the final show of the year the team discuss the science news highlights from 2016, including… young blood, Zika virus, apex predators, gravitation wave detection, and many more.

Einstein A Go Go will be back in 2017. Have a great break and remember to support science wherever you can.

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20161218.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 11:02pm AEDT

Einstein A Go Go - 11 December 2016

In the studio this week post radiothon are Dr Lauren, Dr Euan, ChrisKP and Dr Shane.

News: Feathers from a 99 million year old creature were discovered in a piece of amber in Myanmar. Rump recognition in chimpanzees is as strong as facial recognition. An archaeological dig in German have unearthed some human remains and identified some very interesting characteristics. John Glenn who has been the oldest astronaut, died this week.

The First guest (via Skype): Julian Cribb, Author, talks about his new book called "Surviving the 21st Century" dealing with the current scientific challenges and their solutions, but how these solutions need to be harmonised.

The Second Guests (in the studio): Professors Grant McArthur and Dale Godfrey, Dept Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne talk about immunology and oncology, the future of cancer treatment and exciting new collaborating opportunities in the VCCC.

The Third Guests (in the studio): Rose Hiscock of Science Gallery Melbourne and Ryan Jefferies, Creative Director, Season of BLOOD talk about the Science Gallery Melbourne which will open in a pop-up gallery before the real gallery opens in 2020.

Remember, “Science is everywhere”, including:

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

and every Sunday at 11:00a.m AEST on RRR 102.7mHz FM.

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20161211.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 10:09pm AEDT

Einstein A Go Go - 4 December 2016

Dr Shane, Dr Lauren, Dr Ailie and Dr Ray bring you the week’s hot science, including concrete absorbing carbon dioxide, climate change links to storms that produce multiple tornadoes, printable temporary tattoos to measure sun exposure, and confirmation of new elements.

They speak to Professor Michael Bell, Chair in Tropical Agronomy, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, about the upcoming International Nitrogen Initiative conference and problems with the use of nitrogen in agriculture.

They interview Professor Sue Heinzel, Ph.D. President, Australasian Society for Immunology, and Dr. Lynn Corcoran from the Immunology Division, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research, about their discovery that two internal ‘clocks’ control the immune cells enlisted to fight infection. This discovery, published today in Nature Immunology, upends previous theories on how immune responses are regulated.

Finally, they chat with Rebecca Mitchell, Land Management Extension Officer with the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources in the Government of Victoria, about World Soil Day.

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-20161204.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 11:00am AEDT

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3RRR is Australia's best known community radio station. Shows are streamed live from www.rrr.org.au and may be heard in Melbourne by tuning in to 102.7 FM.


All the Breakfaster highlights that you need to start the day. At any time of the day!
...with your hosts Sarah Smith, Jeff Sparrow and Geraldine Hickey.
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Byte Into It

Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opionated chat with feature interviews and regular guests covering games, Linux and Open Source, legal, new and social media, gadgets, Apple and more.
...with a rotating brains trust of opinionated tech commentators.
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Eat It!

Food for thought: recipes, hints and tips, interviews and a market reports.
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Einstein A Go Go

Discussion and dissection of science and science issues made digestible for public consumption.
...with Dr Shane, Dr Krystal & colleagues.
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A program devoted to the world of film. Featuring contemporary and historical film, plus local and international guests, interviews and reviews.
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Graphic Nature

An exploration of the inspiring world of comic books, the culture that supports it, the creators, publishers & people behind the printed pages & digital screens pushing the medium on into the future, in Australia, and the world.
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Greening the Apocalypse

There is a crack in everything, that's where the light gets in. Each week the Greening the Apocalypse team talk to the tinkerers and thinkerers, the freaks and geeks from permaculturists and eco-farmers to alt-tech innovators and peer-to-peer information networkers who are growing fascinating new systems through the fault lines of the old.
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Interviews with people who tell stories, write stories or otherwise contribute to the narrative arts. With a focus on how stories are told, and why. Novels and narrative non-fiction. Performance and poetry. TV and stage production. Mythology and internet memes.
...with your hosts Elizabeth McCarthy and Louise Irving.
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Parallel Lines

How do arts, culture, science and design inform our everyday experiences in the world? Exploring the possible intersections of seemingly parallel lines through interviews, talk and a regular music segment each week.
...with your host Sara Savage.
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Plato's Cave

Informed, passionate, accessible and fun film criticism; Plato's Cave is a must for all serious and not-so-serious cinephiles.
...with Thomas Caldwell, Cerise Howard and Alexandra Heller-Nicholas.
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Radio Marinara

The team continues the great Marinara tradition of bringing you a quirky but informative look at all that is marine. Get to know all things wet and salty.
... with Bron Burton, Dr Beach, John Ford, Anthony Boxshall, Dr Surf, Dave Speller and Angeline Tew. Plus regular segment presenters Jeff Maynard and Hillary McNevin.
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Radio Therapy

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 with special guests from around Australia and the globe.
...with Dr Mal Practice, McZiff, Dr Malice, Dr SK, Anna Bollocks, Dr Autonomy, Backman, BulkyBill, Deep Thought, Retina and The Tallman.
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Smart Arts

Visual art, theatre, film and literature
...with your host Richard Watts.
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The Grapevine

Current affairs you can engage with and participate in. Particular interest in social enterprise, urban planning, technology, education, craft and design. Plus the weekly Reading Room, where readers disciuss writing and ideas.
... with Kulja Coulston and Dylan Bird.
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Uncommon Sense

A weekly conversation about politics and current events, international affairs, history, art, books, and the natural world, to illuminate the issues faced by society and explore them in new ways.
...with your host Amy Mullins.
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Zero G

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical. Movies, television, theatre, events, books, comics, humans, toys, Things, mathoms and oojahs!
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