FNQ's Thylacine, Siri's secrets and Manisha's bats

Thursday, 13 April 2017 - 8:30am to 9:00am
There are no happy pictures of Thylacines... Here are some at the Beaumaris Zoo in Hobart, ca 1910 (via Wikimedia Commons)

In this episode, Chris speaks to James Cook University's Dr Sandra Abell, who is conducting a scientific search for a Thylacine, or Tasmanian Tiger, in Far North Queensland.

Also, Claire explains how the smartphone assistant Siri can understand human and possibly cat speech, and Manisha tells us about her PhD research on how wildlife deals with urbanisation, or why did the bat cross the road.

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.