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Science On Top

The Science on Top Team

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Science On Top
Science On Top

Science On Top

The Science on Top Team

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Plays
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The Australian podcast about science, health and technology news. Join Ed Brown and his panel of co-hosts each week as we talk about the latest and coolest research and discoveries in the world of science. We're joined by special guests from all over the science field: doctors, professors, nurses, teachers and more.

Latest Episodes

The 2019 Ig Nobel Prizes

The Ig Nobel Prizes honour achievements that first make us laugh, then make us think. We take a look at this year’s winners: from the benefits of pizza to the temperature of French postal packages!

57 MIN6 days ago
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The 2019 Ig Nobel Prizes

They Look Snarly

T-Rex kept a cool head, first AI developed human vaccine, and painstakingly mapping a mouse brain.

25 MIN2 weeks ago
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They Look Snarly

Sauce Is Key

Did junk food cause blindness? Is climate change making spiders more aggressive? What's filling a Hawaiian volcano crater? And could glowing life be easier to find?

44 MINSEP 16
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Sauce Is Key

Hidden Bottoms

Important but tiny and overlooked fish, rapidly spinning black holes, ancient human migration, and the benefits of not staring at your phone.

48 MINAUG 19
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Hidden Bottoms

Fear-Relevant Non-Slimy Small Animals

How zebrafish helped treat a genetic disease, a common cold virus could treat bladder cancer, the origins of a fast radio burst, and the creepy crawlies we find fearful and disgusting.

42 MINJUL 31
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Fear-Relevant Non-Slimy Small Animals

Text Neck

Those puppy-dog eyes evolved specially for you, the widely accepted theory of supermassive black hole formation could be wrong, and you're not growing horns because of your phone.

39 MINJUL 17
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Text Neck

Parmesan Not Brie

An ancient grape variety still used to make wine, an unexplained large mass found in the moon, and faster, improved PET scanners.

26 MINJUL 4
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Parmesan Not Brie

That's My Clickbait!

Did a supernova cause human ancestors to walk upright? Is it right to use NAZI illustrations for surgery? And could a fungus produce spider-venom that wipes out mosquitoes?

53 MINJUN 24
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That's My Clickbait!

Altered State Of Consciousness

Bonobo mothers watch their sons mating, AI detects lung cancer, trees trying to keep up with carbon dioxide levels and the drug-laced contents of an ancient Shaman's pouch.

36 MINJUN 9
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Altered State Of Consciousness

Muddy, Liefie and Lixy

Trip report from Lake Mungo, ancient Denisovans spread widely, an accidental super material, genetically modified phage therapy and trees use the Wood Wide Web!

58 MINJUN 2
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Muddy, Liefie and Lixy

Latest Episodes

The 2019 Ig Nobel Prizes

The Ig Nobel Prizes honour achievements that first make us laugh, then make us think. We take a look at this year’s winners: from the benefits of pizza to the temperature of French postal packages!

57 MIN6 days ago
Comments
The 2019 Ig Nobel Prizes

They Look Snarly

T-Rex kept a cool head, first AI developed human vaccine, and painstakingly mapping a mouse brain.

25 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
They Look Snarly

Sauce Is Key

Did junk food cause blindness? Is climate change making spiders more aggressive? What's filling a Hawaiian volcano crater? And could glowing life be easier to find?

44 MINSEP 16
Comments
Sauce Is Key

Hidden Bottoms

Important but tiny and overlooked fish, rapidly spinning black holes, ancient human migration, and the benefits of not staring at your phone.

48 MINAUG 19
Comments
Hidden Bottoms

Fear-Relevant Non-Slimy Small Animals

How zebrafish helped treat a genetic disease, a common cold virus could treat bladder cancer, the origins of a fast radio burst, and the creepy crawlies we find fearful and disgusting.

42 MINJUL 31
Comments
Fear-Relevant Non-Slimy Small Animals

Text Neck

Those puppy-dog eyes evolved specially for you, the widely accepted theory of supermassive black hole formation could be wrong, and you're not growing horns because of your phone.

39 MINJUL 17
Comments
Text Neck

Parmesan Not Brie

An ancient grape variety still used to make wine, an unexplained large mass found in the moon, and faster, improved PET scanners.

26 MINJUL 4
Comments
Parmesan Not Brie

That's My Clickbait!

Did a supernova cause human ancestors to walk upright? Is it right to use NAZI illustrations for surgery? And could a fungus produce spider-venom that wipes out mosquitoes?

53 MINJUN 24
Comments
That's My Clickbait!

Altered State Of Consciousness

Bonobo mothers watch their sons mating, AI detects lung cancer, trees trying to keep up with carbon dioxide levels and the drug-laced contents of an ancient Shaman's pouch.

36 MINJUN 9
Comments
Altered State Of Consciousness

Muddy, Liefie and Lixy

Trip report from Lake Mungo, ancient Denisovans spread widely, an accidental super material, genetically modified phage therapy and trees use the Wood Wide Web!

58 MINJUN 2
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Muddy, Liefie and Lixy