Archive for September, 2008

Science songs

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Hi all, In the future, Marc West and I are planning on doing another crossover podcast – the topic of the next crossover podcast is going to be science songs. What scientific based songs can you think of? There are classics such as “She blinded me with science” by Thomas Dolby “Weird Science” by Oingo […]

Podcast Awards

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

072 – Dr Orly Lacham-Kaplan – Stem Cells and infertility

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Imagine being called up by the pope and being told you’re doing the “devil’s work” What kind of work could cause such a reaction? It’s actually research work in trying to help humanity – in particular, stem cell research. Dr Orly Lacham-Kaplan is a senior research fellow at the Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories […]

Stem Cell Awareness Day

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

A public forum on Stem Cell Awareness is being run at Monash University on Thursday the 25th of September, 2008. Details are as follows: Date: Thursday 25/9/2008 Time: 9:30am – 5:30pm Location: Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton Victoria 3800, Australia Further information: Stem cells have generated unprecedented excitement in medical research […]

071 – Prof Mike Sandiford – Geothermal Energy

Friday, September 5th, 2008

With the media spotlight on climate change, alternative energies have been looked at as serious contenders to the energy needs of the world. Given that fossil fuels have been shown to have dire side effects in terms of carbon emissions, scientists have intensified their research into cheap, accessible, and clean energy forms. We’ve heard about […]