Bushfire risk, frog spit, and avoiding decision fatigue

Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Fighting a bushfire

Why is Australia's landscape so susceptible to fire, and how will a changing climate alter the risk of bushfires? Stu talks to Dr. Trent Penman a forest scientists with the University of Melbourne to find out.

Chris describes the non-newtonian characteristics of frog spit and how it helps them catch their dinner.

Manisha continues her series on the psychology of keeping resolutions by looking at decision fatigue.

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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