Join Jesse and Sophie as they talk about cannibalistic caterpillars, ugly fruit and veg turned into snacks, Croque MonScience, and Sampling the Abyss.
Podcast Episode 9, Jesse and Sophie chat about how it is that we’re able to remember (tens of) thousands of faces with relative ease, our new algorithm that can model blood vessel growth to pre-empt tumours, the ancient origins of Homo sapiens (100 000 years older than expected), and, they speak with Robert Whyte, co-author of A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia.
Interronauts is our podcast that puts a rose-tinted magnifying glass to science news from around the world, Australia, and inside our organisation. Hosted by Jesse Hawley and Sophie Schmidt from our communications team.
Jesse and Sophie dive back into science news, discussing why the fittest Tassie devils succumb to facial tumours, how to transport renewable hydrogen gas, the benefits of multiple paternity in sharks, and they speak with Dr Lisa-ann Gershwin (the Jellyfish Goddess).
Jesse, Sophie, and Adrian talk about how the world’s worst extinction was caused by microbes, mandrills that don’t groom those with sickly faeces, Neanderthal’s making jewellery, and chat with Dr Rob Kinley about his research feeding seaweed to cows to neutralise their methane emissions. Methane special!
Jesse, Sophie, and Adrian talk about a newly discovered tyrannosaur skull that indicates sensitive lovers, Mars’ lack of atmosphere, a handy new lab-on-a-glove, and they speak with Dr Steve Salisbury from the University of Queensland about his work on the ‘Dinosaur Coast’ in WA.
Jesse, Sophie, and Adrian tackle the evolution of noses, talk tardigrades, climbing foxes, and speak with the researcher heading up the carp herpes program.
Jesse, Sophie, and Adrian get together to chat about the uninvited microbes that stumble into our guts, storing films on DNA, the mutations behind mirror movement disorder, and CSIRO’s 3D printing of a titanium sternum We also speak with Michelle Trautwein about her new project ‘Arthropods of Our Homes’.
Episode 2 of Interronauts—the CSIRO podcast—has Jesse, Sophie, and Adrian discussing new ways to make graphene, the reliability of VPNs, and chatting with Asaesja Young live (podcast live) from Antarctica!