Bone marrow donation and flesh-eating amphipods

Thursday, 31 August 2017 - 8:30am to 9:00am
A poorly photoshopped, highly exaggerated picture of legs being attacked by a lysianassid amphipod (they're actually less than a centimetre long)

This week, Claire talks to bone marrow donor Ollie Barrand about what happens in a donation and how it saves lives. To find out more about joining the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry, go to

Also, Chris asks marine biologist Genefor Walker-Smith all about the flesh-eating amphipods that attacked a Melbourne teenager.

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.