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Category: Science

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.

May 29, 2017

Episode 224 - Tree climbing goats, multi-headed regeneration and a T-rex in Singapore

Why do farmers help goats climb trees? Where was a living T-Rex hiding in Singapore? Regenerating limbs is cool but how do we change the plans and say grow even more heads?

May 22, 2017

Episode 223 - Materials that repel water, reduce sweat and make flexible circuits

Making outfits that breath and prevent sweating using living cells. Plus we find out about materials that shed their waterproof skin like a snake and printing flexible circuits.

May 15, 2017

Episode 222 - Finding new ways to help people with Asthma, plus regenerating the sense of smell

Does anyone know how to recover a lost sense of smell? What are the best ways to treat and reduce the symptoms of asthma? What other methods can we use to treat asthma that don't rely on steroids?

May 8, 2017

Episode 221 - Scorpion sea monsters, origins of mandibles and extracting dinosaur proteins

Sea-scorpions ruled the ancient oceans with a slicing tails. Finding the origin of the evolutionary success story of mandibles. Forget extracting DNA from dinosaur fossils, we learn of a new method using proteins to reconstruct the past.

May 1, 2017

Episode 220 - Cassini’s long goodbye, Bubbling lakes on Titan and Rings in a centaur

The long goodbye to Cassini will include close encounters of a ring kind. Plus what we can learn from Oil and Gas about the bubbling lakes of Titan. As well as the tiniest ringed object in our solar system - a centaur.