Listen to Stop vaping, anti-venoms, brain folding, and concussions57:5126 November 2023

Presenter Dr Shane brings the latest science news; Professor Claire Wakefield, Director, Collaborate Against Cancer Initiative, at the Minderoo Foundation talks about the dangers of vaping and shows campaigning efforts to stop young people from taking up the habit; Tian Du, PhD Candidate at the Charles Perkins Centre at the University Sydney discusses venoms and the process of accessing treatment; Ryan Hickmott, PhD Candidate at RMIT University talks about the structure of brains and how the folding comes about; and Caerwen Beaton, PhD Candidate at the Perron Institute at Curtin Univeristy dives into the science of concussions.

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