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You've got male: The wide-ranging effects of testosterone

Endocrinologist and hormone researcher Prof Jeffrey Zajac talks about the broad and transformative effects of testosterone on the male body.

DYANI LEWIS

Counting the coast: Modeling the oceans of a warming planet

Climate modeler Dr Kathy McInnes describes what mathematical modeling can tell us about the effects of rising sea levels and extreme weather events on our coastlines.

SHANE HUNTINGTON

Brain traces: Neurobiology's emerging insights into schizophrenia and its treatment

Molecular biologist Prof Brian Dean talks about how both post-mortem and live imaging investigations of brain biology are helping to identify new treatment targets for the multifaceted condition of schizophrenia.

SHANE HUNTINGTON

Hormones in a hurry: Uneasy passages through puberty and adolescence

Psychiatrist and adolescent health specialist, Prof George Patton, discusses why puberty – especially early puberty – and adolescence can be so tough, but how most of us survive the journey.

DYANI LEWIS

Sequencing seizures: Discovering new genetic mutations behind epilepsy

Neurologist Prof Sam Berkovic and molecular geneticist Prof David Goldstein describe their work uncovering chance mutations that cause childhood epilepsy.

DYANI LEWIS

Vigor in the ville: Creating cities that promote health and well-being

By Peter Mares

Urban public health expert Billie Giles-Corti discusses how a rigorous, evidence-based approach to urban policy and city planning can help bring long-term benefits for physical and mental health and well-being.

PETER MARES

Spin doctors: Identifying and treating human balance disorders

By Shane Huntington

Neurologist Dr David Szmulewicz describes the human balance system, and what’s going on in our brains and ears when we experience vertigo.

SHANE HUNTINGTON

Beyond exceptional: What makes a child prodigy?

By Dyani Lewis

Psychology researcher Dr Joanne Ruthsatz talks about the personality traits that set child prodigies apart from other children.

DYANI LEWIS

The world by numbers: How mathematics explains objects and events

By Shane Huntington

Mathematician Prof Chris Budd discusses how mathematics seeks to explain and predict real life phenomena, from the simple movement of objects to complex “chaotic” systems such as the weather.

SHANE HUNTINGTON

Setting forth safely: Travel health before, during, and after the journey

Infectious diseases specialist Assoc Prof Tilman Ruff explains the myriad health risks to today’s travellers, including what to consider before the journey and post-trip follow-up and care.

DYANI LEWIS