Listen to Conspiracy Theories, Health Technologies and… Mammoth Meatballs?!50:322 April 2023

Dr Mathew Marques from the School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University, discusses the psychology behind conspiracy theories. Students from Melbourne Bioinnovation Student Initiative share their technology for health projects, including a smart compression stocking and a mobile chronic pain management solution. In science news, Dr Shane and Dr Ray discuss the culinary specifics of mammoth meatballs, the life-supporting ability of extrasolar planets, and the study of T-Rex teeth to discover new revelations about the species.

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Exploring the wonders of science and its impact on the world. Dissection and discussion of science and science issues made digestible for public consumption.

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  • ChrisKP
  • Dr Jen
  • Dr Euan
  • Dr Ray
  • Dr Laura
  • Dr Ailie
  • Dr Linden
  • Dr Lauren
  • Dr Scarlett

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Listen to Dr Shane's 'Chat with a Nobel Laureate' at a University of Melbourne-Comprehensive Cancer PhD Program event.

Dr Shane chats with Psychologist Emma-Rose Parsons from Spectrum House about teacher and school staff mental health as we approach the start of the school year and a return to face-to-face learning.

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.