Play Program



At Catalyst we know that science is a dynamic force for change. Each week Catalyst brings you stories from Australia and around the world. Our passion to meet scientists at the forefront of discovery is matched by our fascination with science breakthroughs however big or small. Science changes all our lives. For better or worse, we are committed to showing you what our future holds.

Catalyst - Episode 21

Anja Taylor looks at the controversial issue of recreational hunters shooting feral animals as an effective management technique; do sharks choose their friends? And do men look sexier with a guitar?

Catalyst - Episode 22

Teaching drones to think for themselves; looking at ways to combat the super-bug gonorrhoea and what causes bike rage?

Catalyst - Episode 23

Will the 21st Century be remembered for the eradication of HIV? It's possible. Dr Maryanne Demasi reports. And Dr Graham Phillips sees how 3D printing is being used to bring history within our grasp.

Catalyst - Don't Panic: Surviving Extremes

How would your family cope in a tropical cyclone, typhoon or a catastrophic bushfire? Dr Jonica Newby uncovers the links between climate change, human psychology and disastrous bushfires and cyclones, and how to survive the extremes.

More Factual Programs

All ProgramsAll Programs