Oct 29, 2017
Dr Shane, Dr Ailie and Dr Lauren discuss Lithium battery explosions and why afternoon heart surgery is more successful.
First guest: Rhiannon Morris (PhD student), Structural Biology division, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, University of Melbourne tells us about her studies into signalling proteins that tell your blood cells to grow and divide and how when they don’t function as they are supposed to, they cause diseases.
Second guest: Dr. Kendall Ackley, Monash University discusses the August 17th 2017 cataclysmic event where two neutron stars collided and measured with the LIGO gravitational-wave detector.
Third guest: Elaina Kefalianos (PhD), Lead Teaching & Senior Lecturer Master of Speech Pathology, Director University of Melbourne Stuttering Clinic, Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology tells us about her studies into the cause of stuttering.