Billionaire mad science, Devil tumour immunity, and natural contraception app

Thursday, 3 November 2016 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Tasmanian Devils are very bitey critters. Here are two of them fighting over food (Photo by amanderson2, via Flickr)

This week we look at some more science projects from Silicon Valley billionaires, including efforts to travel to other stars, cure all diseases and destroy the universe.

We also hear some optimistic news about Tasmanian Devils evolving immunity to the deadly facial tumour disease, and we learn about the NaturalCycles app that can apparently accurately and successfully predict a woman's fertility cycle.

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.