SoT 312: Below The Spider Haemorrhage

October 6, 2018

Hosts: Ed Brown, Jo Benhamu, Kirsten Banks.

[00:03:03] Wiradjuri astronomer Kirsten Banks tells us all about Aboriginal astronomy – from emu eggs to moon halos.

[00:13:20] The conventional wisdom that taking a low dose of aspirin every day can improve health and delay dementia in the elderly is unfounded for most people, according to the largest and most comprehensive clinical trial conducted in Australia.

[00:25:44] Many infections in humans of antibiotic-resistant bacteria have been traced to the unnecessary use of antibiotics in puppies as ‘preventatives’.

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This episode contains traces of an adorable caller to Dr. Karl’s Triple J radio show.