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  • Wednesday 22nd August 2018
    10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Dr Karl joins Nicole Dyer on ABC Gold Coast

  • Wednesday 22nd August 2018
    11:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Dr Karl joins Phil Staley on ABC Cairns

  • Thursday 23rd August 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Dr Karl joins Linda Marigliano on ABC Triple J Science Mornings

  • Wednesday 29th August 2018
    10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Dr Karl joins Nicole Dyer on ABC Gold Coast


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Australian Geographic

The thorny devil lizard’s drinking habits

How the thorny devil takes “flat out like a lizard drinking” to the extreme. ONE OF THE standard Aussie replies to somebody who asks you how hard you’re working is “flat out like a lizard drinking”. But Australia’s thorny devil has taken it to the max – it doesn’t even have to lower its mouth […]

Great Moments in Science

That new book smell

Books, new and old, have a particular smell but what we call that ‘new book smell’ isn’t always the same from book to book and even publisher to publisher as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki explains.


Great Moments in Science

Is air conditioning sexist?

For 50 years air conditioning in commercial buildings has been set using the Standard 55 guidelines. But many workplaces aren’t staffed solely with 40-year-old men dressed in 60s business suits, and that’s left women out in the cold, as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki argues.

Australian Geographic

Popular sunscreen chemical can kill baby corals

Consider wearing zinc or covering up next time you’re snorkeling, says Dr Karl – one popular sunscreen chemical can be toxic for baby corals. ON A TRIP TO the Galapagos Islands, our guide asked us not to use sunscreen at one reef. He told us it was very fragile, and quite small, and that the […]