Orangutan flange, mini mammals and brain facts

Thursday, 23 March 2017 - 8:30am to 9:00am

This week on the show Claire uncovers what is really going on with those felshy melon shaped protrusions on the side of male orangutans faces, and why do only some males have 'em? 

Manisha talks about new research into how climate change caused dwarfism in mammals based on data and fossil records from over 50 million years ago.

And a truly cerebral moment as Chris goes head to head with science comedian Alanta Colley sparring grey matter facts, it's Brain Science 101 on your radio.

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.