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Pregnancy 2.0: The lingering effects of modern reproductive technologies

By Dyani Lewis

Reproductive biologist Dr Mark Green discusses early embryo development and how a range of environmental factors such as IVF, nutrition and chemicals can have lasting effects on health of the organism.

DYANI LEWIS

Sedimental journey: Probing climate's buried past to predict our future

By Dr Shane Huntington

Paleoclimatologist Prof Jonathan Overpeck describes how research into uncovering the earth’s climate history generates important insights about our climate future.

Watts fit to print: Developing flexible, organic solar cells

By Shane Huntington

Polymer chemist Dr David Jones and materials scientist Dr Scott Watkins discuss the latest in flexible electronics -- the printable organic solar cell.

SHANE HUNTINGTON

Komodo to our place: In the field with the giant monitor lizard

By Shane Huntington

Integrative ecologist Dr Tim Jessop talks about the fascinating biology and the ecology of the Komodo dragon -- the largest lizard in the world.

Tender connections: Fitting prosthetic limbs for comfort and cost

By Shane Huntington

Mechanical engineer Peter Lee and prosthetist Jim Lavranos describe the challenges of creating low-cost prosthetic limb technologies in developing countries, and contrast this with how things are done in wealthier economies.

Prey to temptation: Our struggle with irrational health choices

By Dyani Lewis

Social epidemiologist Prof Ichiro Kawachi describes how mental short-cuts affect our health choices, often for the worse, and what can be done to help us make better choices.

Prey to temptation: Our struggle with irrational health choices

By Dyani Lewis

Social epidemiologist Prof Ichiro Kawachi describes how mental short-cuts affect our health choices, often for the worse, and what can be done to help us make better choices. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.

Giving off gas: Agriculture's role in greenhouse emissions

Biogeochemist Prof William Horwath explains the impact that modern agriculture has on greenhouse gas emissions from the soil.

Carrots that stick: Rethinking pleasure and pain as human motivators

Social psychologist Prof E. Tory Higgins discusses his model of how humans interpret and appreciate reward and punishment, and offers unusual approaches to motivate people to action.

Peak performance: Should elite athletes train at high altitudes?

By Shane Huntington

Exercise physiologist Prof Jerome Dempsey discusses how the human body responds to lower oxygen concentrations at high altitudes and whether elite athletes really benefit from training under such conditions.