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Ockham's Razor at MOD.

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Cancer Research Institute Building

North Tce adjacent to the Morphett St Bridge

Adelaide, SA 5000

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ABC's Ockham’s Razor Live at MOD.!

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Join us for an evening of real science told by real scientists: no props, no slides – just great stories. It’s all part of Ockham’s Razor – the ABC podcast for anyone with a compelling story of science. And it’s live at MOD. for the first time, with ABC Science presenter Bernie Hobbs as MC.

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The greatest time machine ever invented – have you ever wanted to be a time traveller? If so, where would you visit? Geologist Associate Professor Tom Raimondo explains how the deep secrets of the past can be unlocked by evidence written in stone, and how the power of geology can help us better predict our future.

Science, values and vittles – what values do we attach and bring to the foods we consume, and how is that linked to science? GMO, organic, plant-based, synthetic – Professor Rachel Ankeny serves up a smorgasbord of scientific food considerations.

Medicine in space – after long periods in space, your muscles can atrophy and your bones can lose strength. In a future where humans may embark on longer and longer spaceflights – perhaps even living in space – what are the challenges and opportunities for space medicine? Aerospace medicine specialist Dr Gordon Cable spacewalks us through the possibilities.

Ancient routes of ochre exchange – Dr Rachel Popelka-Filcoff is using nuclear spectroscopy to examine the origins of ochres used in Aboriginal objects to help develop an understanding of the ancient routes of ochre exchange.

Native crops and your gut – a guide to healthy insides with Professor Rachel Burton – glucans, arabinoxylans, brewing and baking!

Magicians and pain – to test whether treatments worked, Dr Felicity Braithwaite turned to the magician’s sleight of hand.

Come for the stories, stay for the conversations.

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Cancer Research Institute Building

North Tce adjacent to the Morphett St Bridge

Adelaide, SA 5000

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