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The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.
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Feeling a touch hormonal?

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:50
In her book Hormonal, author Martie Haselton explains how hormonal intelligence works, and how women can track and understand their desires, fears and perceptions.
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Pseudocopulation - beneficial to the orchid, exploitative of the wasp

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:45
Author and zoologist Danielle Clode says it is hard to imagine the evolutionary process that would have given rise to sexual mimicry.
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Old-school breeding and high-tech genomics to boost prawns and barramundi

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:37
The old is traditional breeding based on preferred physical characteristics. The new is genomics, selecting for genes known to code for the best traits.
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Drones and whale snot propel Aussie Famelab winner Vanessa Pirotta to world final

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:31
Vanessa Pirotta will represent Australia at the Famelab final in Cheltenham.
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Distant galaxies may help reveal dark energy

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:25
An experiment will map galaxies and compare them to nearby objects.
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Primordial black holes may have formed in the very early moments after the Big Bang

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:18
The theory also goes some way to explaining the mystery of dark matter.
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Nation taken for a ride with R and D budget measures - Roy Green

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:13
Despite an initial lukewarm response to science allocations in the recent Australian federal budget, concerns have now emerged over time frames and cuts to tax incentives.
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Australian Space Agency to guide space investment

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:05
Zofia Witkowski-Blake, speaks to agency head Megan Clark about the growing importance of space industries and how the area is changing from large government-based organisations to commercial players.
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