Episode 25 - The Epic Rant

Episode 25 - The Epic Rant

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/06/2015 - 21:41

When we started this episode we were going to be talking a lot more science news than we ended up doing, all we can say is that the ranting is justified.

Stories covered this episode:

- Where did Mel go

- How did Mags make a mushroom cloud in her classroom

- Science funding / Medical Research Fund

- Group crowd funds the recovery of a historic probe: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/05/20/space_hackers_prepare_to_reactivate_antiquated_spacecraft/

- Are we biased against single cell lifeforms? http://www.cell.com/trends/ecology-evolution/abstract/S0169-5347%2814%2900064-0 

- Drinkable sunscreen? Yeah no: http://www.theguardian.com/science/brain-flapping/2014/may/20/hard-to-swallow-the-worlds-first-drinkable-sunscreen