SoT 198: A Lot of Modelling

September 14, 2015

Hosts: Ed Brown, Dr. Shayne Joseph, Dr. Kate Naughton, Dr. Miranda Ween.

Dr. Miranda Ween is investigating the potential health effects of e-cigarettes.

Nasa has awarded a $200,000 per year grant to researchers to investigate ways to turn poop into food.

Scientists at the American Fisheries Society annual meeting have called for changes to how decisions are made in fisheries. Unprecedented conditions like the North Pacific blob demonstrate a need for ecosystem-based modelling instead of the more common species-based modelling.

Can smelling vomit make you sick? The answer is yes, but to prove it virologists had to build a machine that vomits.

Kate Naughton is a geneticist and marine biologist.