Listen to our 2018 Highlights on ABC RN


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Missed out on being at WSFB this year? Or just didn’t make it to everything you wanted to see? Our media partner ABC has you covered – ABC RN joined us to record some of the highlights of 2018, now available to listen to on podcast.

Listen to Ella Donald delve into the controversial life of the creator of Wonder Woman, and how real life shaped the creation of the popular figure.

Dude, where’s my flying car? Go back to the future with Dr Paul Pounds to figure out how soon we’ll have flying cars.

When algorithms go shopping – Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz discusses the impact of technology on how we shop.

There’s more to cancer research than Dr Fiona Simpson expected, and it’s not all about solving problems.

How do you tell what’s Fake News and what’s not? ABC Science journalist Tegan Taylor talks about the questions to ask to make sure your science news is legit.

There’s an inextricable link between human and animal health – how important is this link in preventing the next viral pandemic? Find out more with Dr Kirsty Short.

Why did homo sapiens thrive when so many other Hominin species died out? This fascinating discussion teases out the truths behind more than 300,000 years of human survival.

Explore the nexus of neuroscience and psychiatry with a panel of experts lead by Australia’s chief scientist Alan Finkel.

Delve into the murky world of encryption and discover the exquisite artistry that permeates our daily lives with a panel including Australia’s 2018 Local Hero (and YouTube superstar) Eddie Woo.

The lethal venoms of Australia’s animals offer scientists a unique opportunity – find out how venom is being used to fight chronic pain and other deadly illnesses.

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