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A Week in Science is the science news feed from RiAus. We’re bringing you the science news you need to know, all week every week.

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A Week in Science – What are Volcano-Bots? – 26 June 2015

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Articles

Witness the astonishing moment lava pours into the ocean, creating new land- Article from the Huffington Post
NASA Volcanobot goes where no human dares to tread – Article from CNet
NASA Robot Plunges Into Volcano to Explore Fissure- Article from NASA
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A Week In Science – Are Chemicals Bad? – 26 September 2014

Want the podcast instead? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Find out more about the so-called ‘chemical soup’ below or click here to watch more episodes of A Week in Science Media Articles Aspartame – Article from American Cancer Society Aspartame – Article from Food Standards Australia New Zealand EFSA completes full risk assessment on aspartame and concludes it is safe at current levels of exposure – Article from European […]  Read More »

A Week In Science – Understand the traffic jam – 8 August 2014

Prefer to get your science delivered automatically? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Find out more about the physics of traffic jams below or click here to watch more episodes of A Week in Science Media Articles Fluid Dynamics Explains Some Traffic Jams – Article from Inside Science Traffic jam mystery solved by mathematicians – Article from Phys.org Academic Papers Sugiyama Y et al., Traffic jams without bottlenecks—experimental evidence for […]  Read More »

A Week In Science – The Human Body Is Weird – 1 August 2014

The human body is weird – really weird. This week Ben takes us on a tour of the body and highlights some unusual facts about the way it works. Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS1Aug2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week In Science – Are GMOs safe? – 25 July 2014

Genetically Modified Foods are rapidly entering our food chain, but many people have concerns about their safety. Dr Paul Willis investigates the science facts and myths behind this controversial topic. Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS25July2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week In Science – What’s so great about Pi? – 18 July 2014

This week Steve looks at one of the most powerful numbers in the world and asks “What’s so great about Pi?” Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS18July2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week in Science – Baking Bad: Cake Chemistry – 4 July 2014

Have you ever wondered what goes on chemically when you bake? Ben goes all baking bad and looks at the science of one of his favourite foods – cake! Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS4July2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week in Science – Are the animals of Antarctica doomed? – 27 June 2014

Climate change is resulting in Antarctica becoming warmer, wetter and windier, and the animals are suffering. Watch the this episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS27June2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim or Twitter http://bit.ly/1ebuGSw  Read More »

A Week in Science – The genius of Galileo – 20 June 2014

While Europe was fighting the 30 Years’ War, an Italian scientist was redefining our Solar System. Watch the this episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS20June2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim or Twitter http://bit.ly/1ebuGSw  Read More »

A Week in Science – How small can technology get? – 13 June 2014

Technology keeps getting smaller, but is there a limit? In this week’s episode of A Week in Science Tania takes a look at the limits of Moore’s Law, which predicts that computers will continue to shrink and transistors become smaller. Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS13June2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week In Science – The 70th Anniversary of D-Day – 6 June 2014

Having good science and technology on your side makes a big difference in war. In this week’s episode of A Week in Science Paul looks at specially designed tanks, known as “Hobart’s Funnies”, techniques to deceive enemy radar, and a unique way to use condoms! Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS6June2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week In Science – Why do women feel the cold? – 30 May 2014

Have you ever noticed that women seem to feel the cold more than men? This week Kiran investigates whether this is a real phenomenon, and what factors make you more sensitive to the cold. Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS30May2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week in Science – Fabulous Fossils – 16 May 2014

Dr Paul Willis runs through a few of his favourite fossil finds in recent times. Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS16May2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »

A Week in Science – Blooming Science – 9 May 2014

Give the gift of science along with flowers this Mother’s Day and improve her day at at chemical level. Watch the next episode of A Week In Science at http://bit.ly/AWIS9May2014 and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes http://bit.ly/AWISiTunes. Get the latest science stories from RiAus on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1pRoEim  Read More »
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