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Category: Science & Medicine

A fun take on the latest science news with enough data to sink your teeth into. Lagrange Point goes beyond the glossy summary and gets in depth with the research from across the world.

August 29, 2016

Episode 185 - Making waves across the world and a whole new reef

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How is a storm in Iceland connected to seismologists in Japan? How did the Australian Navy team up with Universities to find an even greater barrier reef? What are we doing about former Hurricane Gaston?

August 22, 2016

Episode 184 - Protecting earth from asteroids, comets and mining in space

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How do we protect earth from asteroids and comets? Can we avoid the science fiction disasters and actually turn space mining into a reality?

August 15, 2016

Episode 183 - Citizen Science Special to celebrate National Science Week

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We celebrate citizen science as part of National Science Week! We find out why divers are the most helpful citizen scientists, how QLD science students broke a world record and how university students launched their projects into space. Plus we break down the barriers between arts and science with the help of the Synchrotron!

August 7, 2016

Episode 182 - Keeping sport fair and clean from performance enhancing drugs

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How do scientists help keep sporting events like the games clean and fair? How are scientists fairing in the doping arms race? How does doping with steroids, EPO and gene doping work and how can we detect it? All this and more in our anti-doping episode!

August 1, 2016

Episode 181 - Moving Australia, keeping GPS accurate to help ships, cars and whales

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Australia is in the wrong spot, and needs to move! Plus we find out how we keep GPS working to make life easier for ships, driver-less cars, Pokemon and whales.