Listen to Environmental impacts of food production, sea-bird behaviours, and Retinitis pigmentosa51:0216 November 2023

Dr Shane is joined this week by EAGG colleague Dr Suzi. As well as science news, the team is joined by an eclectic mix of guests. Dr Michalis Hadjikakou Deakin University, discusses the complex dynamics and varied environmental impacts relating to food production; Olly Dove PhD Candidate University of Tasmania joins Dr Shane to discuss her work regarding foraging behaviour of sea birds; Ashleigh Geiger University of Adelaide & the SAHMRI gene editing program, shares insight into Retinitis pigmentosa (RP). The team also share some science news relating to the connection between marathons and myelin production, and Dr Shane provides an update regarding his most recent purchase (and love) of solar panels.

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