Listen to Anxiety and Optimism, Undiscovered Viruses, Great Guts53:2630 October 2022

Writer Anna Spargo Ryan talks about her new book  'A Kind of Magic: A memoir about Anxiety, Our Minds, and Optimism in Spite of it All'; Emma Harding from the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences at the UNSW Sydney, who used the UNSW supercomputer Katana to comb through petabytes of amphibian and reptile RNA data in search of new viruses, explains how there are millions of undiscovered viruses globally and her search has found roughly one new virus per ten samples. And Dr Lincon Stamp and Marlene Hao from the Department of Anatomy and Physiology at the University of Melbourne, talk about how there are more bacteria in your gut than there are cells in your body! These bugs can have a big impact on your health and your mood, and they are sensitive to what we eat. With presenters Dr. Shane, Dr. Ray, and Stacey.

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