Measles, psephology and human embryo editing in detail

Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Predicting the future at the ballot box

Measles vaccinations may indirectly prevent other communicable illnesses by protecting the immune system from damage, especially in children.

Psephology is the scientific analysis and evalation of elections, but in modern times it faces some problems. Is there a crisis in psephology? Also, how much have our weather predictions improved in recent times?

Dr. Hannah Brown studies the relationships of embryos and their environment, and talks about the Chinese research into human embryo DNA editing.

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.

Presenter

Chris Lassig, Stuart Burns and Claire Farrugia.

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