Thalidomide, Koko the gorilla, and new (old) giant dinosaur

Thursday, 12 July 2018 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Newly discovered sauropod dinosaur Ingentia Prima (Image supplied by Jorge A. Gonzalez)

This week, Chris talks about the controversial career of William McBride, the Australian doctor known for alerting the world to the dangers of thalidomide; Claire tells us all about a newly discovered sauropod dinosaur Ingentia Prima, 30 million years older than its relatives; and Stu explains how Koko, the famous signing gorilla, probably wasn't really able to communicate with human language.

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.

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Chris Lassig, Stuart Burns and Claire Farrugia.

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