Science in a cup podcast

Published in on 04/May/2017

Science in a Cup: Conservation Genomics

Who is the new ally for a threatened species, extinct in its southern range? Dr Kerensa McElroy is explaining to us the value of new DNA technologies for species conservation. In a new crowdfunded collaboration with the Hawkesbury Institute, Kerensa is using genomics to understand how to protect the black-throated finch and resurrect its population in New South Wales, Australia. [Learn more]
Published in on 12/Sep/2016

Science in a Cup: Probiotics

Deane Woruba from the Western Sydney University introduces the concept of probiotics, fitness, microbiomes and how his PhD research is helping farmers manage a terrible insect pest (Tephritid fruit flies such as the Queensland fruit fly). [Learn more]