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James Purser, Magdeline Lum and Maia Sauren chat each fortnight about the science stories of the previous fortnight and work out how they are going to affect "Real Life".

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James Purser, Magdeline Lum and Maia Sauren chat each fortnight about the science stories of the previous fortnight and work out how they are going to affect "Real Life".
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🇬🇧 English
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2018-01-03 13:35
last episode published
2017-10-28 02:27
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28.75 days
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Number of Episodes
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28.10.2017

Episode 29 - Would you take a fecal pill?

Sadly our original recording with Dr Katie Mack ended up as so much static due to a computer glitch, however Mags, Mel and James are back with another episode with topics ranging from the realities of a career in science, through fecal pills, nobel pri...
28.10.2017

Episode 28 - Octomum devotion

It's National Science Week, so we thought we'd bring out another episode, because there is no such thing as too much science. This episode we talk Ebola. What's happening, why is the media so bad with stuff like this and we ponder why Homeopaths witho...
28.10.2017

Episode 27 - Rubber Ducky

One day we'll be organised, promise! This episode we talk about: Rubber ducky shaped comets - http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/07/18/4048841.htm The spread of tropical species as the oceans warm - http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/20...
28.10.2017

Episode 26 - The silence of the crickets

This episode finds the For Science! crew in a slightly less ranty frame of mind. This means of course that there are more science stories, and we even get philosophical at one point. Stories covered: New bill would loosen restrictions on offering s...
28.10.2017

Episode 25 - The Epic Rant

When we started this episode we were going to be talking a lot more science news than we ended up doing, all we can say is that the ranting is justified. Stories covered this episode: - Where did Mel go - How did Mags make a mushroom cloud in her cl...
28.10.2017

Episode 24 - The dinosaur of lurvve

While Mel is swanning around western Europe, being all international scientist of mystery, ex regular and extremely welcome guest Maia has returned for an episode. This fortnight we're talking about: Why it's so hard threading a needle (and what it...
28.10.2017

Episode 23 - The pitch drop disappointment

A mixed bag of stories this episode. We cover some ground, starting with bird life in and around Chernobyl, insect sex, new advances in biological printing and finally ending up somewhere in orbit. 28th Anniversay of Chernobyl disaster shows some bird...
28.10.2017

Episode 22 - Space heritage, Comet harpooning and goats

We have defeated the gremlins and finally managed to record episode 22, and what an episode it is. We are joined by Doctor Alice Goreman to discuss a paper she wrote about the problem of preserving our orbital heritage, why we should be thinking about...
28.10.2017

Episode 21 - Space Junk, Chicken Plungers and Zero G Surgery

In this episode of For Science! Mags reveals the secret to excercise is the undead Chickens tell us how dinosaurs walked - Paper / Video Bacteria that "eats" electricity - Article Five second rule - Article Surgery in Space - Article
28.10.2017

Episode 20 - Poo Sausages, Coal Fires and Space

We're back! It's been a while but James, Mags and Mel have returned for 2014. Let's see, for this episode we're looking at: Why the Victorian Government withdrew funding for NICTA What's happening Space, including a promise from Mags to get close...
28.10.2017

Episode 19 - Grants, Mole Day and Golden Trees

Well episode 19 is finally here. Many apologies for the lateness, this real life thing keeps getting in the way. Anyway, this episode finds Mel, Mags and James discussing the National Health and Medical Research Council Grants, what Mole Day means to ...
28.10.2017

Episode 18 - Nobels, Bees and Stupid patent tricks

It's been a busy few weeks since the last episode of For Science! This episode Mags, Mel and James talk diesel and bees, water on mars (which Mags explains a whole lot better than James) and of course we talk about the Nobel Prizes.
28.10.2017

Episode 17 - Martian methane, Self Brewing and Bohemian Gravity

Well it's been an interesting few weeks since the last episode of For Science! but we're slowly making our way towards episode 20. For episode 17, Mel, Mags and James talk about people who's digestive systems act like distilleries, the results of the ...
28.10.2017

Headbanging termites, Frozen Frogs and Brain to Brain

For Science! returns with Dr Mel, Mags and James exploring everything from bacterial immune systems through termite warning systems and how frogs are able to survive deep freeze. We also talk about the passing of Professor John Mainstone, the curator ...
28.10.2017

Artificial meat, Why the Y? And Curiosity marks a year

For Science! returns to the interwebs featuring James and Mags, once again joined by Dr Melanie Thomson to discuss some of the science news of the past few weeks. For episode 15 we have a look at the recent artificial meat announcement, tracing human ...
28.10.2017

Science Surveys, IVF and Vibrating Moths

We finally defeated the gremlins and managed to actually record episode 14 of For Science! For this episode Mags and James were joined by Dr Mel Thomson from Deakin University. Dr Thomson is a micro-biologist who's currently involved with a project lo...
28.10.2017

Episode 13 - Turtles, Mags Rant and Goodbye Maia

Well it's been a little while but we're back. In this episode we talk Robotic Pets, Turtle embryos (smarter than you think), micro batteries and Fairy Wrens who learn. We also introduce two new segments, Mags Rant where Magdeline sallies forth on thi...
28.10.2017

Episode 12 - Melting Mammoths, Dinobirds and Bitter Roaches

For Science! returns to talking about the Science news in what turns out to be the second last episode featuring Maia (not sure what's going on? I blogged about it here) This episode we tackle: Whether it's possible that actual Mammoth blood has be...
28.10.2017

Episode 11: How Not To Science

Last episode we had a look at what it takes to Science. From the basic process, to the importance of statistics to whether the annecdote has a legitimate place within science. This time round we decided to have a look at Schlock Science. Each of us ha...
28.10.2017

Episode 10: How To Science

For this fortnights episode we've decided to go back to basics and explore exactly what it takes to Science. I explain the basic process of science while Maia tackles stastics and Mags explores why anecdotal data still has a place in the scientific me...
28.10.2017

Episode 9: Larvae Space Suits

Another short one but a good one. We look at how fruit fly larvae can survive a vacuum using a nano shield made from detergent an charged ions, talk about the latest "Biggest Optical Telescope Evah!" and ponder, are we all living in a simulation? Sho...
28.10.2017

Worm bots, printed circuits, clones from poo, and why is fog cloudy?

Episode 8 of For Science! has us on a bit of a life sciences bent (with a foray into robotics and electronics) First up we discuss the news of a child in the US who appears to have been functionally cured of HIV Then we have a look at the work being ...
28.10.2017

Russian Meteors, Science Awards and Upulie talks Real Scientists

For our second episode of 2013 we were sans Maia, however we did manage to cover some interesting stuff. First up of course we had the amazing meteor over the Ural mountains in Russia. What has to be THE most video event of its kind certainly brought ...
28.10.2017

Asteroids, Maia in New Zealand, Sharks and Awesome Teenage Scientists

Here it is, the first episode for 2013. I have to admit we did have to shake out a few cobwebs but I think we did alright. We cover a whole range of different topics from shark fetuses that can detect predators outside of their eggs to an awesome 16 y...
28.10.2017

HIV helps to cure cancer, anti-aromatics and TURTLES!

Well, episode 5 is the last for the year and I think we've got a pretty decent rundown for you. HIV used to help attack cancer Turtles! Anti-Aromatics TURTLES! Did you know they think there are two higgs bosons? Also here are a couple of links...
28.10.2017

Dissolving Snails, Zombie Parasites and how transformers work

Episode 4 of For Science! brings us tales of the end of the world via Mayan Calendar mishaps (no, not really), water on mercury and did you know that zombies are actually quite common place? We also talk about a proposed year long study of astronauts ...
28.10.2017

BYO cyborg roach, Mags on Sharks and nostril cells help a dog walk again

Time got away from us last week, so we're a little late. However to make up for it, we have an excellent episode for you featuring: Invisibility Cloaks Mags on Sharks Mind Controlled Robots Faster Interwebs for all And more. Don't forget you ...
28.10.2017

How to eat a triceratops, Science Funding and the PM's Science Awards

A little late and a bit longer than the last episode, here's episode 2 of For Science! This week we're discussing How To Eat A Triceratops, Science Champions, Science funding and the Prime Ministers Science Awards. Here are the videos from each of th...
28.10.2017

Nobels, Tesla Museum and Rescue Roaches

For the first episode of For Science! We're going to dig through the winners of last weeks Nobel  Prizes and try and explain what it was exactly that they won for, pay homage to the Oatmeal and the Tesla Museum project and explore the idea of Cyborg Co...
22.10.2014

Episode 29 - Would you take a fecal pill?

Sadly our original recording with Dr Katie Mack ended up as so much static due to a computer glitch, however Mags, Mel and James are back with another episode with topics ranging from the realities of a career in science, through fecal pills, nobel pri...
22.10.2014

Episode 29 - Would you take a fecal pill?

Sadly our original recording with Dr Katie Mack ended up as so much static due to a computer glitch, however Mags, Mel and James are back with another episode with topics ranging from the realities of a career in science, through fecal pills, nobel pri...
19.08.2014

Episode 28 - Octomum devotion

It's National Science Week, so we thought we'd bring out another episode, because there is no such thing as too much science.This episode we talk Ebola. What's happening, why is the media so bad with stuff like this and we ponder why Homeopaths without...
18.08.2014

Episode 28 - Octomum devotion

It's National Science Week, so we thought we'd bring out another episode, because there is no such thing as too much science. This episode we talk Ebola. What's happening, why is the media so bad with stuff like this and we ponder why Homeopaths withou...
31.07.2014

Episode 27 - Rubber Ducky

One day we'll be organised, promise!This episode we talk about:Rubber ducky shaped comets -http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/07/18/4048841.htmThe spread of tropical species as the oceans warm -http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/07/09...
30.07.2014

Episode 27 - Rubber Ducky

One day we'll be organised, promise! This episode we talk about: Rubber ducky shaped comets - http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/07/18/4048841.htm The spread of tropical species as the oceans warm - http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/...
8.06.2014

Episode 26 - The silence of the crickets

This episode finds the For Science! crew in a slightly less ranty frame of mind. This means of course that there are more science stories, and we even get philosophical at one point.Stories covered: New bill would loosen restrictions on offering seri...
8.06.2014

Episode 26 - The silence of the crickets

This episode finds the For Science! crew in a slightly less ranty frame of mind. This means of course that there are more science stories, and we even get philosophical at one point. Stories covered: New bill would loosen restrictions on offering se...
31.05.2014

Episode 25 - The Epic Rant

When we started this episode we were going to be talking a lot more science news than we ended up doing, all we can say is that the ranting is justified.Stories covered this episode:- Where did Mel go- How did Mags make a mushroom cloud in her classroo...
31.05.2014

Episode 25 - The Epic Rant

When we started this episode we were going to be talking a lot more science news than we ended up doing, all we can say is that the ranting is justified. Stories covered this episode: - Where did Mel go - How did Mags make a mushroom cloud in her class...
13.05.2014

Episode 24 - The dinosaur of lurvve

While Mel is swanning around western Europe, being all international scientist of mystery, ex regular and extremely welcome guest Maia has returned for an episode.This fortnight we're talking about: Why it's so hard threading a needle (and what it me...
12.05.2014

Episode 24 - The dinosaur of lurvve

While Mel is swanning around western Europe, being all international scientist of mystery, ex regular and extremely welcome guest Maia has returned for an episode. This fortnight we're talking about: Why it's so hard threading a needle (and what it ...
28.04.2014

Episode 23 - The pitch drop disappointment

A mixed bag of stories this episode. We cover some ground, starting with bird life in and around Chernobyl, insect sex, new advances in biological printing and finally ending up somewhere in orbit.28th Anniversay of Chernobyl disaster shows some bird s...
27.04.2014

Episode 23 - The pitch drop disappointment

A mixed bag of stories this episode. We cover some ground, starting with bird life in and around Chernobyl, insect sex, new advances in biological printing and finally ending up somewhere in orbit. 28th Anniversay of Chernobyl disaster shows some bird ...
11.04.2014

Episode 22 - Space heritage, Comet harpooning and goats

We have defeated the gremlins and finally managed to record episode 22, and what an episode it is.We are joined by Doctor Alice Goreman to discuss a paper she wrote about the problem of preserving our orbital heritage, why we should be thinking about i...
10.04.2014

Episode 22 - Space heritage, Comet harpooning and goats

We have defeated the gremlins and finally managed to record episode 22, and what an episode it is. We are joined by Doctor Alice Goreman to discuss a paper she wrote about the problem of preserving our orbital heritage, why we should be thinking about ...
15.03.2014

Episode 21 - Space Junk, Chicken Plungers and Zero G Surgery

In this episode of For Science!Mags reveals the secret to excercise is the undeadChickens tell us how dinosaurs walked -Paper /VideoBacteria that "eats" electricity -ArticleFive second rule -ArticleSurgery in Space -Article
15.03.2014

Episode 21 - Space Junk, Chicken Plungers and Zero G Surgery

In this episode of For Science! Mags reveals the secret to excercise is the undead Chickens tell us how dinosaurs walked - Paper / Video Bacteria that "eats" electricity - Article Five second rule - Article Surgery in Space - Article