Youth drinking decline, vitamin C for colds, and natural mechanics

Thursday, 7 July 2016 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Animation of how the plant hopper Issus uses gears in its hind legs to jump (Malcolm Burrows and Gregory Sutton)

This week, Chris talks to alcohol researcher Michael Livingston about the surprising decline in youth drinking, Claire finds out whether vitamin C prevents the common cold, and Stu reveals the mechanical innovations nature beat humans at.

Lost in Science team
Thursday 8:30am to 9:00am
Entertaining news and discussion about research that has impact on society and providing a wide range of science and technology news. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.

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Chris Lassig, Stuart Burns, Claire Farrugia and Manisha Bhardwaj.

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