Ockham's Razor - ABC RN

Ockham’s Razor is a soap box for all things scientific, with short talks about research, industry and policy from people with something thoughtful to say about scien

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The downside of good science communication


Collaborating with an artist to bring Tassie wildlife science to a broader audience has created a dilemma for saltmarsh researcher Vishnu Prahalad.


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The complexity of pregnancy


Sheila Pham always thought it would be great to have kids; but one thing that worried her was what you had to go through beforehand.


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New stemsation: do stem cells live up to the hype?


It all starts with tubes of warm, thick, gooey fat delivered fresh to the lab.


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From the lab to the patient


Only a fraction of health research makes its way into clinical practice. And it takes years to make the journey.


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The other microbiome ...


Move over gut: it's time to meet the vaginal microbiome.


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The secrets hidden in crystals


Crystals aren't just beautiful - they tell stories that can help answer some of the big questions of our planet's past - and our own.


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 2019-09-14  12m
 
 

The case of L Ron Hubbard V Science


It's one thing to big note yourself. But the founder of the Church of Scientology is guilty of scientific fraud, explains author and investigative journalist Steve Cannane.


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 2019-09-07  11m
 
 

Today no one got eaten.


Geophysicists might expect to face earthquakes or volcanoes in their work. But Kate Selway has to factor hungry Polar bears into her research.


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 2019-08-31  10m
 
 

Where do ideas come from?


Archimedes had the original Eureka moment in the bath. Mathematician Geordie Williamson had a geometry-shattering insight in the shower. Where do our ideas come from?


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 2019-08-24  8m
 
 

John Snow and the Broad St pump


Dr Jim Leavesley on the other John Snow, cholera and the birth of epidemiology. (First broadcast September 5, 2004).


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 2019-08-17  12m