Parasitic fungi cost the agriculture industry vast amounts of money every year. Michelle is looking to fight fire with fire by using other fungi strains to defeat these parasitic fungi. In this episode, she talks to us about her journey in microbiology and mycology, the uniqueness of fungi, and more.
Dr Karl BLabbed with us about his journey into science communication, why it's important for the future, why people believe in false things, and how he's managed to live so many different lives. Check out the video: https://youtu.be/8GATrcfU5nY
Alexie is Bioinformatician at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment working one ecological and economical important species. In this episode, we spoke about how species become what they become. This was an interesting conversation dealing with science, sociology and politics.
Jon Finch is the 3MT winner at WSU. He's a PhD candidate who loves and researches insects. In this episode we discuss where this fascination came from, the importance of insects, his early research where he had to catch seabirds committing"adultery", and more.
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