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Catalyst

Catalyst

Catalyst

Catalyst brings you science stories from Australia and around the world.

Catalyst - Ep 1 - Meteors, Sea Level Rise, House Fires

The Catalyst team look at what YouTube can teach us about meteors and how far can sea levels rise? Also how to stay as safe as possible in a house fire.

Catalyst - Ep 2 - Tattoos, Moon Mining, Muscle Fibre

They are on trend but how easy are Tattoos to remove? Scientists look at ways to mine the moon and how fishing line, a hairdryer and an electric drill make artificial muscle fibres.

Catalyst - Ep 3 - Omega 3 Inmates/Antarctica Sea Ice/Dog Optimism

Dr Graham Phillips goes behind bars to explore the link between omega 3 fish oils and violence. Expanding sea ice is leading many to believe that global warming is not having an impact on Antarctica. Plus, Ever wondered if your dog is a glass half empty or glass half full kind of hound?

Catalyst - Ep 4 - Radiation Fallout, Multiple Organ Failure

Mark Horstman travels to Fukushima Prefecture in Japan to investigate where the radioactive fallout has travelled since the Daichi nuclear power plant accident over 3 years ago. Plus, what causes multiple organ failure has been a mystery but a ground breaking discovery at John Hunter Hospital may provide the answer, & in so doing prevent this catastrophic outcome.

Catalyst - Ep 5 - Gut Reaction: Part 1

Could our food be making us sick - very sick? In the first of this two-part special, Dr Graham Phillips reveals new research about the interplay between food and the bacteria deep within our guts.

Catalyst - Ep 6 - Gut Reaction: Part 2

Could our food be making us sick - very sick? In the second episode of this two-part special, Dr Graham Phillips reveals new research about the interplay between food and the bacteria deep within our guts.

Catalyst - Ep 7 - AE2-The Silent ANZAC, Where Does Fat Go?

Anja Taylor travels to Turkey to reveal the hidden secrets of Australia's long lost WW1 submarine, the AE2. Plus, most of us want to lose a bit of weight but have you ever wondered where those discarded kilograms actually go?

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