Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of science... the thrill of discovery... and the agony of failed experiments... the human drama of scientific advancement... This is the Blue Streak Science Podcast!

Apr 26, 2018

Plastic-eating Bacteria to the Rescue?

Chris: [Ladies and gentlemen, we are at war! I’m not talking about a war on terror, a rogue state or even drugs, I’m talking about something much closer to home. I’m talking about plastic. Plasti-phobia is very popular at the moment; in the last week alone the UK government...

Apr 20, 2018

Science News


Conservationists use astronomy software to save species

An astrophysicist and a conservation biologist walk into a bar… No, this is not that kind of story, but a real one on how collaboration is the second name of Lady Science.

A work showing how space science can be used in conservation efforts for...

Apr 20, 2018

[caption id="attachment_2519" align="alignright" width="350"]Image courtesy of Paul Townsend Cheddar Man
Image courtesy of Paul Townsend[/caption] Seriously, Cheddar Man?  What's next, Homo hummus? How about Jazz Man? We had a lovely science session today and talked about the aforementioned Fromage Fellow as well as how tree rings can be studied...