Catalyst presents science stories from Australia and around the world - meeting scientists at the forefront of discovery, and uncovering innovative breakthroughs that impact our lives however big or small.

Catalyst - Making Dogs Happy (Part 1)

We all like to think our dogs are really happy with us, but how can we be sure? New research suggests most of us can't even tell. Are our dogs really happy & can we use science to make them happier? #ABCcatalyst

Catalyst - Making Dogs Happy (Part 2)

In Part 2 of Making Dogs Happy, discover new science-based ways of communicating with dogs, how to better read what they are saying, how our own personalities impact their happiness & new technology to help make pets happier.

Catalyst - Smell: Our Most Underestimated Sense

Smell is our most ancient, but also our most underestimated sense. In this episode Anja Taylor investigates the hidden powers of smell & how smell influences many aspects of our lives in ways we often overlook. #ABCcatalyst