Interronauts | Episode 10: Caterpillars brainwashed into cannibals, Sampling the Abyss, Croque-MonScience, and transforming uggo fruit into stars
Join Jesse and Sophie as they talk about cannibalistic caterpillars, ugly fruit and veg turned into snacks, Croque MonScience, and Sampling the Abyss.
Interronauts | Episode 9: Where brains store faces, ancient origins of humans, blood vessel algorithm, and Aus spider guide magic
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 | The CSIRO Podcast
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.
Interronauts | Episode 7: Polyamorous hammerheads, fit devils fade fastest, renewable fuels, and a chat with the Jellyfish Goddess
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).
Interronauts | Episode 6: The Great Dying, anal mandrills, cutting cow methane w/ seaweed, & Neanderthal jewellery
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!
Interronauts | Episode 5: T. rex lovers, toxin-testing lab-on-a-glove, the largest dino print & Martian atmospheres
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.
Interronauts | Episode 4: Carp herpes, glass tardigrades, nasal origins, splashier splashes, and sheep with Fitbits
Jesse, Sophie, and Adrian tackle the evolution of noses, talk tardigrades, climbing foxes, and speak with the researcher heading up the carp herpes program.
Interronauts | Episode 3: Gate-crashing gut flora, storing movies on DNA, Arthropods of Our Homes, & titanium bones
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'.
Interronauts | Episode 2: Spartan ants, graphene from soybeans, VNs, and a chat with Antarctica
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!
Interronauts | Pilot Episode: Whale Menopause, Panda Thumbs, Frisky Wrens, and Antarctic Voyages
In the pilot episode of Interronauts, the CSIRO podcast, Jesse, Sophie, and Adrian talk about menopausal whales, panda thumbs, Tasmanian tiger brains, and frisky wrens. They also have a chat with Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith about the launch of the new ASKAP radio telescope, and discuss research around CSIRO: mouse plagues and trips to Antarctica.