Medicinal plants from the Israeli desert and chill factors in trees

Thursday, 19 April 2018 - 8:30am to 9:00am

This week on the show we talk to Jess Snir about research looking at the medicinal quality of plants in the Israeli desert, and how traditional Bedouin knowledge has been informing the scientific research. Also this week Stu explaing how deciduous trees know when to start flowering after winter, and how scientists can work this out using something called a "chill unit".

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.