On todays segment of Dear Science with AUT's Allan Blackman, we talk about how x-rays have discovered the inner workings of Picassos art, how dietry supplement may not be as they seem, and how an ameture scientific photographer has managed to snap the first image of a suspended atom using a standard camera.
On todays Dear Science, AUT's Allan Blackman talks to us about how asparagus has been found to effect the metabolisation of cancer cells in breast cancer patients. We also talk about Moles, not the skin growth nor the burrowing mammal, but the unit of measurement. Finally we discuss how 2019 will be the year of the periodic table, and Will makes some good suggestions for Allans plans to celebrate the famous chemistry tool.
On todays Dear Science with AUT's Allan Blackman we talk about a new study about the validity of fit-bits in keeping you fit, we then delve into the potentially terrifying thought of the north and south poles swapping places and incinerating us all (not literally(but maybe who knows)). Finally we talk about the story of ameture inventer and adventurer Donald Crowhurst and Allan blows our minds with a very intense story of adventure, cheating adventure and the end of an adventure. Lots of adventure... Listen to the podcast.
On todays special edition of the wire AUT's Allan Blackman talks to us about Space! Yes that (not so) empty stuff floating above our earth, specifically looking at tonights super blue/blood moon. And if you've missed the super moon do not fair because Allan tells us about a bit of controversy that a new satralite 'The Humanity Star' has caused for atronomers. Finally we talk about the space race and how this day in history was an important one for humanity.
On todays Dear Science with AUT's Allan Blackman, we talk about how rats maybe arent to blame for the black plague. We delve into the world of nicotine based pesticides and how Bunnings has banned them to stop the needless death of bees. Finally we talk about a new type of concrete that can be crossed with fungi to create self repairing materials for infrastructure... Now thats some cool science
Today on Dear Science with AUT's Allan Blackman, we talk about potentially poisonous fillings, whether chromium is a trace element, and finally we talk about a new type if water which is said to be infused with rainbows... Sounds legit.
We wrap up this year of Dear Science with AUT's Allan Blackman and some day drinking in the studio. Also on the menu: talks about the late soviet military officer who saved us from nuclear war, whether or not you should water down your whisky (spoiler alert: yes), the consequences of handing the responsibility of a university research to the wrong people, and how the gold of the ring on your finger came about. Finally, we mention all the great scientists who unfortunately passed away in 2017.
Today on dear science we talk about how some sunblocks may not be as good as they claim to be. We delve into another vaccine debate surrounding the HPV vaccine, and a recent study that proves (once and for all) that the vaccine has no effect on developmental dissorders in children. Finally we talk about a forensics firm in the UK that has been found out to not be properly carrying out their scientific work.
Today on Dear Science with AUT's Allan Blackman, we talk about lightning and the sheer power of nature, is it creating dark matter? We delve into the mindblowing realm of quantum physics, do you think you can wrap your head around alternate realities, diverging cosmic pathways and a dead made up cat? Finally we discuss alcohol based sanitizer and how maybe its not the best idea to be using it during a late night cop stop.