Interronauts | CSIRO podcast Ep 22: Purple Earth and plants’ war for the rainbow, and an attack on titan
This episode Jesse talks about early Earth which may have been purple, two new species of tiny jellies, white rice with brown rice benefits, smell-based movie ratings, and the demise of the world's largest individual.
Interronauts | CSIRO podcast Ep 21: Science of indecision, helping endangered fish with hands and saws for faces
Jesse and Sarah discuss indecision, a tiny imperilled handfish, Australia's roadmap towards a future in space, AND they chat with CSIRO researcher Dr Rich Pillans about the seven metre leviathan: the largetooth sawfish.
Interronauts | CSIRO podcast Ep 20: Teenage mutagenic-ingesting turtles (how I gave up balloons)
On this episode of Interronauts Kate and Gavin join Jesse to talk about scourges of our times: marine debris and antibiotic resistance, as well as science's endeavours to set us on the straight and narrow, the clean and biotic.
Interronauts | CSIRO podcast Ep 19: Killer T: immunotherapy returns, hydrogen at the bowser, ancient cheese and vego sharks
Kate, Gavin, and Jesse talk about a new treatment for pancreatic cancer using killer cells, our new vehicles powered not on gasoline but hydrogen, and a science news digest about the oldest cheese, neutron stars, omnivorous sharks, and moooore.
Interronauts | CSIRO podcast Ep 18: Minority Report billboards, iron-less cotton, and a fortnightly science digest
Technophile Ketan teaches technophobe Jesse about big data and the big burden it bears, robot marketers, fingerprint-swiping hackers, this fortnight in science news, and our new cotton that doesn't need ironing.
Interronauts | CSIRO podcast Ep 17: Mm, I get high-rises with a little help from my fronds, Martian lakes, microbial census, and swiped IDs
Take a walk on the mild side with Jesse and Rif as they chat about smartphones swiping your ID by gesture, the vitality of Australia's marine microbes, Mars' lake, and the unforeseen and multifarious benefits of time in nature.
Interronauts | CSIRO podcast Ep 16: Endangered sexy ibis, Marine Heatwave Gary, gold in eucalypts, and Antarctic flora
Josie, Jessie, and Jesse discuss the need to name marine heatwaves, the waylaid northern bald ibis, distal clues to gold deposits, the plants of Antarctica and speak with one of our wearable tech experts, Samy Movassaghi on her research and career path.
Interronauts | CSIRO podcast Ep 15: Please no Genie McGene Face, infertile invasive mozzies, and science digest
Researchers Kate Tepper and Gavin Volpato join Jesse to chat about our project to release sterilised male mosquitoes to drown-out an invasive mozzie species responsible for dengue fever and Zika—plus, also a fortnight science news digest.
Interronauts | Episode 13: Broccoli lattes, robot ecologists, and a new hope against the feline menace
This episode, Sarah Frazer joins the roster to talk about our robot ecologists in the Amazon, the plan to augment feral cats into all-male clowders, the use of ugly veggies into delightful powders for your coffee, and researchers' best attempt yet at weighing all life on Earth.
Interronauts | [Bonus bowerbird episode]
A bonus episode of our podcast, Interronauts! In this episode we talk about how living on farms helps symptoms of asthma and allergies, festive heart attacks, being over-run by ever so destructive feral cats, defining all of plants, and a pocketful of bloopers, misc. and bonus tatters.
Interronauts | Episode 12: Elephant scarecrow, the OG, Adam & Eve of flowers, tarantula venom to save sheep, and Interronauts farewell
On Episode 12, before a hiatus, the Interronauts talk about: giving scarecrows a brain, the evolution of the first flower ever, and using tarantula venom to treat enwormed sheep! Get excited for some classic Interronauts science news.
Interronauts | Episode 11: Eggs to live birth — how pregnancy evolved, Alzheimer’s link with iron deposits, bonobos don’t overimitate, and Cassini’s grand finale
This fortnight Jesse and Sophie chat about breaking news from Yale on the evolution of pregnancy in marsupials and eutherians (ourselves), childhood learning in apes (bonobos' inability to copy silly stuff), a chat with Dr Olivier Salvado about iron deposits' relationship with Alzheimer's, and finally the living funeral of NASA's Cassini.