Listen to Lifestyle diseases, Antarctic conservation, and cats and dogs50:297 February 2021

The team discuss mechanisms associated with exercise, obesity, type 2 diabetes and cancer, with Professor Mark A Febbraio from Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Eden Febbraio, who is contemplating a career of her own in science. The team then head south to explore how the human impact on biodiversity is assessed and mitigated in Australia’s Antarctic territories with Chief Scientist Dirk Welsford of the Australian Antarctic Division. To wrap up, a spokesperson from the Lost Dogs Home in North Melbourne talks about pets, companionship, and COVID.

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