Understanding AI, lazy hominins and ancient cheese

Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Cheese that's way, way, way, way past its use-by date (Image from University of Catania and Cairo University)

This week, Chris talks about how artificial intelligence and deep learning so complex that researchers have to do experiments to figure out how they work; Stu tells us about a new theory that our hominin predecessors, Homo erectus, may have gone extinct due to laziness; and Claire shares the discovery of ancient Egyptian cheese that's over 3 thousand years old and probably poisonous.

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.