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  • Wednesday 23rd September 2020
    9:30 am - 10:00 am

    Dr Karl joins Matt Webber on ABC Gold Coast

  • Wednesday 23rd September 2020
    10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Dr Karl joins David Bevan on ABC Adelaide

  • Wednesday 23rd September 2020
    10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Dr Karl joins David 'Alex' Chambers on ABC Townsville

  • Thursday 24th September 2020
    3:00 am - 4:00 am

    Dr Karl joins Rhod Sharp on BBC Radio 5 Live 'Up All Night'


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Great Moments in Science

Electric motors in bacteria (part 2)

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki is fascinated by how bacteria rotate their flagellum counter-clockwise, much like a manmade electric motor. But unlike the motors that humans make, this dynamic microscopic molecular machine is constantly being rebuilt and reconfigured on the run.

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Marco Polo and spaghetti: part one

We all know that Marco Polo brought spaghetti to the western world from his travels in China. Or did he?


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Free electricity, sweaty palms and lion allergies

If you wrapped a wire around the world would you generate electricity? How does my partner make her hands sweat on cue? And if I’m allergic to housecats, would I be allergic to a lion?

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Floating tanks, day light savings and holding in farts

What happens if you microwave a human? Is there anything wetter than water? What are the benefits of floating tanks?