Entries from Diffusion Science radio tagged with 'medicine'

Transhumanism engineering Cat-girls

MP3 download CRISPR babies update by Ian Woolf, Transhumanism and emerging technologies by Peter Xing, Engineering Cat-girls by Meow Ludo Meow Meow. Fact and sound checking by Charles Willock, Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf. The researcher who created CRISPR...

Asteroid deflection and CRISPR babies

MP3 download CRISPR baby by Ian Woolf, Nikola Schmidt and Petr Bohacek talk about Planetary Defense - part 2. Fact and sound checking by Charles Willock, Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf. ESA Planetary Defense NASA Planetary Defense United Nations...

Parasite hacks and computer vision

download MP3 (right-click and select 'save as') Akane Tanaka finds new treatments for auto-immune disorders by studying how parasites hack our immune system, Quian Wu uses computer vision and machine learning to find your clothing size, and also to track...

Honey therapy and emotional helmets

download MP3 (right-click and select 'save as') China surveils emotions? by Ian Woolf, Nural Cokcetin talks about the therapeutic properties of honey, Fact and sound checking by Charles Willock, Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf. Nural Cokcetin Nural Cokcetin on...

Terminal decline and Zero emissions

MP3 This show was originally broadcast in 2011: Victoria Bond spoke to Prof. Mohammed Khadra about his latest book, Terminal Decline. They also spoke about end of life care, and the strained Australian health budget. Ian Woolf and Julianne Popple...

3 parent baby ethics and flavour tripping

download MP3 (right-click and select 'save as') No more fillings by Ian Woolf, Dr Ainsley Newson talks about the bioethics of babies with a third parent, Miracle berries by Ian Woolf. Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced by Ian Woolf...

Bioethics and the Narcissome

download MP3 (right-click and select 'save as') Gut bacteria for longer life by Ian Woolf, Dr Ainsley Newson talks about bioethics and personal genomics. Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf. Rynos Theme by Kevin MacLeod...

Freeze, wait, reanimate?

download MP3 (right-click and select 'save as') Southern Cryonics starts building a facility to freeze people for eventual revival by Ian Woolf. Matt Fisher talks about why you want to be frozen when you die. Production checked by Charles Willock,...

Seagrasses, Art, and maggots revisted

download MP3 (right-click and select 'save as') No manned space craft for the International Space station rescue by Victoria Bond, Art meets Science at the Powerhouse Museum by Ian Woolf, Professor Pinas talks about maggot therapy with Victoria Bond, Eureka...

Sly Moulds

download MP3 (right-click and select 'save as') Robot cars driving blind people, Direct to brain bionic eyes, and lithium for long life by Ian Woolf, Chris Reid talks about slime mould and their emergent behaviour. Production checked by Charles Willock....

Good cop/Bad cop: Cholesterol

download MP3 (right-click and select 'save as') Magnetic nanoparticles stimulate the brain by Ian Woolf, Good Cop/Bad Cop: Cholesterol talk by Blake Cochran, Cholesterol interview with Blake Cochran by Ian Woolf. Production checked by Charles Willock, Produced and hosted by...

Pet CSI, treasure maps and cartilage

download MP3 (right-click and select 'save as') Spies in your eyes, Mouse muscle gets younger, and Whaling science by Ian Woolf. From FameLab NSW: Vince Polito talks about the psychology of Agency, Al Fathi talks about healing cartilage with new...

Stem cells fight HIV and Biohacking

download MP3 (right-click and select 'save as') News of Fibromyalgic pain explained, and Dream images identified by computer, by Ian Woolf. Associate Professor Geoff Symonds talks with Ian Woolf about using HIV to modify stem cells to fight HIV, From...

2013 Ig Nobels and Willpower

download MP3 (right-click and select 'save as') Bitcoin for the homeless, Tricorders for food, and willpower never runs out, by Ian Woolf The 2013 Ig Nobel Prizes for science that first makes you laugh, and then makes you think, by...

Protein, penicillin and parasites

download MP3 The Ignobel prizes reported by Ian Woolf, discussion from Therese Chen and Julie-Anne Popple. Victoria Bond talks penicillin shortages with Professor Robert Bhoy, Julie-Anne Popple interviews Professor Steve Simpson and Dr Alsion Gosby about the protein hypothesis for...

Anatomical anomalies and Cane toads

download MP3 Ian Woolf speaks with Dr Robert Quinby about his discovery of a third type of supernova, Victoria Bond speaks with Dr Adam Freeman about Anatomical variations, Julie-Anne Popple speaks with Professor Rick Shine about cane toad research, News...

Neutron bombs, GM apples and Zanzibar

MP3 download Lachlan Whatmore looks back over the history of neutron bombs, Victoria Bond reports on apples genetically modified to hide spoilage, discussion from Marc West, Peta Waller-Bryant, Ian Woolf, Phillipe Perez, Victoria Bond and Lachlan Whatmore. News by Phillipe...

Genescient Healthy old age

MP3 download Ian Woolf reports from the Singularity Summit on Gregory Benford's Genescient research into preventing the diseases of old age using genomics and artificial intelligence to produce evolutionary nutrigenomics that may allow a healthy old age, with discussion from...

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