SoT 107: Closer To A Mushroom

Download Now!Hosts: Ed Brown, Dr. Shayne Joseph, Penny Dumsday, Lucas Randall, Matt Witkowski.

Topics covered:

Temperatures in Mars’ atmosphere rise and fall twice a day

New phylum of bacteria found lurking in hospital sink’s drain

Ancient armoured fish had abs

A genetic history of leprosy

Supreme Court Rejects Human-Gene Patents — Sort Of

Abdominal muscles have been discovered on ancient armoured fish such as the Eastmanosteus (grey) and the Compagopiscis (beige). Image: Brian Choo / Flinders University
Abdominal muscles have been discovered on ancient armoured fish such as the Eastmanosteus (grey) and the Compagopiscis (beige).
Image: Brian Choo / Flinders University

Matthew Witkowski is a childhood leukemia researcher at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. In 2013 he came second in the Cleo Bachelor of the Year competition.

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