Catalyst

Catalyst returns to take you to the heart of the biggest science stories from Australia and around the world, revealing the latest understanding of how science affects our lives – from deep inside the human body to the furthest reaches of outer space. Each hour-long program delves into the very latest science, meets researchers at the cutting edge, and shows how scientific thinking is changing the lives of everyday people.

https://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 55m. Bisher sind 165 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 10 hours 58 minutes

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Magic And The Brain: The Science Of Illusion


Mathematician Lily Serna explores the strange world of sensory perception, using magic and illusions to reveal the difference between how we perceive the world, and reality.


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 2021-08-31  55m
 
 

Doctor At The Door: The Kulkarnis


How much could a doctor change your life if they saw how you lived? In this episode, Dr Preeya Alexander meets Anu and Narendra Kulkarni who struggle with chronic pain, type 2 diabetes and anxiety.


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 2021-08-24  56m
 
 

Doctor At The Door: The McClellands


In episode one, Dr Preeya Alexander heads to Penrith in Western Sydney to spend time with the McClelland family and help them take back control of their health and wellbeing.


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 2021-08-17  58m
 
 

The Grid: Powering The Future


Dr Niraj Lal meets the Australians leading the biggest change to the electricity grid in a century: the rise of renewable energy.


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 2021-08-10  59m
 
 

The Wildlife Revolution


Nature journalist, Dr Ann Jones explores how technology can help protect our wildlife in bold new ways. 


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 2021-08-03  1h0m
 
 

The Truth About Fasting


To better understand the benefits and impacts of intermittent fasting diets, dietician Dr Joanna McMillan tracks five Australians over six weeks. 


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 2021-07-27  57m
 
 

Cancer: A Story Of Hope


Cancer. It’s a diagnosis that we all dread to hear. But with advances in technology and medicine, more people are living better and longer with their disease. 


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 2021-07-20  1h1m
 
 

Kill Or Cure: The Story Of Venom


Nature journalist, Dr Ann Jones, meets the scientists who are turning deadly venom into lifesaving drugs.


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 2021-03-09  55m
 
 

Kill Or Cure: The Story Of Venom


Nature journalist, Dr Ann Jones, meets the scientists who are turning deadly venom into lifesaving drugs.


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 2021-03-09  55m
 
 

Mars: The Hunt For Life


In the second of a two-part Mars special, astrophysicist Professor Tamara Davis and astronomer Greg Quicke explore the clues on our blue planet that are inspiring the search for life on the red planet.


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 2021-03-02  57m