Expectations of exercise, benefits of viruses, and nature of Ngorongoro

Thursday, 1 September 2016 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Lioness in the Ngorongoro Crater (Photo by SajjadF, via Wikimedia Commons)

We look at recent research that says you need to do five times the recommended exercise to stay healthy, and at some criticism of this study.

Also, we find out how some plant viruses may actually benefit their infected hosts, and we learn about human ancestors and inbred lions in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Africa.

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.


Chris Lassig, Stuart Burns and Claire Farrugia.