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Out of the Blue is a weekly podcast that invites guests and experts in the field of housing and homelessness to educate and create awareness around some of gaps and challenges across Canada, as well an some of the amazing innovations and programs that are moving forward. Your host Michael presents a new perspective and interesting guest each week.
 
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Eating ethically may become compulsory. If climate change escalates as estimated, carbon-intensive animals and crops may need to be rationed. Food scientist, Professor David Julian McClements, is optimistic that solutions may be at hand. Could we engineer less carbonised food and design a healthier diet ? Dr Karl samples the future of food. drkarl.…
 
The world's largest coral reef is in trouble. Chief Scientist for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Dr Wachenfeld, talks with Dr Karl about what he is seeing. Twenty five years ago waves of hot water were first measured. They continue with intensity. Will the COP Accords be enough to save our reefs? gbrmpa.gov.au\ drkarl.com…
 
Someone you know is being treated for Arthritis. Fifteen per cent of Australians suffer pain daily and there are few safe drugs. This has led to shelf loads of "supplements" and "alternatives". Does any of it work? Professor Collins compiles the best research to date. Most do nothing (so don't waste your health, time or money). nomoneynotime.com.au…
 
The last thing you expect to see at an oncology ward is a cash machine. Professor Robert Tindle discusses the unequal and sometimes unfair cost of treating cancer. Is your cancer common? Did a drug company successfully navigate the health system? In Australia the difference can be enormous. Robert's book is "Your Cash or your Cancer."roberttindlesc…
 
Professor Peter Tuthill and Dr Karl live on stage at Sydney Ideas. They peel back how and why the James Webb Space Telescope (our Infrared Eye in the sky) has keys for survival. Earth is already out of balance with an extra 600,000 Hiroshima atom-bombs of heat every day. The good news? Climate change is measurable and can be stopped. Audio Podcast …
 
Twentieth-century futurists spoke warmly of a tech convergence where digital lives would become seamless. Now that data is omnipresent and society more connected than ever, how are we going? Dr Karl gets a spot check from "Converge" author Associate Professor Catherine Ball and there's some good news. drkarl.com…
 
Taylah Griffin shares her inspiring career pathway from her early passion for STEM to being the first Indigenous person in Australia to graduate with an Honours degree in Electrical and Aerospace Engineering. She now works for Boeing Defence Australia and is on a fast career trajectory. #shirtloadsofscience #indigenousSTEM…
 
Psychedelic drugs in the 50s & 60s offered hope for relief from some mental illnesses. Lawful access to these chemicals was shut off in 1971 by US President Nixon. Fifty years later the science is mounting for their therapeutic use. Dr. Bahceci works in this area and explains to Dr Karl the latest research. This podcast discusses mental health and …
 
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