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Science, technology and space

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04 Apr 2005 MP3
Interview with Dr. Shamsul Haque - brilliant research work of Bangladeshi scientists in CSIRO [Sadequr Rahman]
27 Jun 2005 MP3
Interview with Dr Howard Rawson - FAO project in Bangladesh to increase wheat production [Sadequr Rahman]
26 Sep 2005 MP3
News and technology highlights, and places to visit in Canberra during school holidays [Avijit Sarker]
24 Oct 2005 MP3
Features: 'Fasting' in the eye of medical science and on 'Zakat' - some points we should know [Shireen Ahmad]
12 Dec 2005 MP3
Interview with senior Bangladeshi scientist Dr. Syed Mosharraf Ali and his story of Australian 'Daal' (lentils) [Sadequr Rahman]
06 Feb 2006 MP3
Feature: the use of 'Bangla' language in - 'song' and 'science' !! [Sadequr Rahman]
02 Oct 2006 MP3
An insight into the sensory worlds of ‘taste’ and ‘smell’ and the religion and science behind these senses [Sadequr Rahman]
04 Dec 2006 MP3
An insight into the world of Nanotechnology - can this be used to remove arsenic from groundwater in Bangladesh? [Sadequr Rahman]
21 May 2007 MP3
Interviews - 'rice' in the sub-continent: (1) Prof. Gideon Polya, Melbourne, and (2) Dr. Mahbub Hossain, Manila [Sadequr Rahman]
04 Jun 2007 MP3
Two theories surrounding the mysteries of the universe and the story of a Canberra girl and her dream album [Ehsan Ullah]
11 Jun 2007 MP3
Interview - Dr. Phil Cummins about 'tsunamis' in Bangladesh, and second letter from Spain by Ziauddin Ahmed [Sadequr Rahman]
25 Jun 2007 MP3
Scientific explanations of gaining body-weight and controlling body-weight using friendly 'bacteria'! [Sadequr Rahman]
24 Dec 2007 MP3
Christmas celebration in Canberra by the expatriate Bangladeshis and recollections of celebration back home [Bina D'Costa]
21 Jan 2008 MP3
Interviews: (1) evidence of global warming - Dr. Roger Gifford, and (2) concept of carbon trading - Dr. Helal Ahmed [Sadequr Rahman]
21 Apr 2008 MP3
Interview: Bangladesh's water resources - past, present and future issues with Dr. Mohammed Moinuddin Milon [Sadequr Rahman]
23 Nov 2009 MP3
Discussion: environmental constraints on rice cultivation in Bangladesh and the work done by BRRI [Sadequr Rahman]
03 May 2010 MP3
(1) Dr. Dipen Bhattacharya - space and climate change, and (2) impacts of environmental pollution and its mitigation [Ajoy Kar]
23 Aug 2010 MP3
Decoding the genome sequence of jute in Bangladesh: Dr. Abed Chaudhury and Dr. Maksudul Alam [Ehsan Ullah]
17 Jan 2011 MP3
Findings of new research on 'happiness' - it is the sum of happiness in health, family relationships and money [Sadequr Rahman]
02 May 2011 MP3
Anushandhitsu Chakro - a pioneering science club promoting science across Bangladesh [Ajoy Kar]
16 May 2011 MP3
Interview: Mr. Dijen Sharma, the eminent Bangladesh botanist - forest issues and concerns [Obaidul Haque]
Social networks helping you connect and share with the people in your life
28 Jan 2013 MP3
Interview: Impact of social media in our personal lives - Ms. Lubna Alam, Lecturer and social media expert at the University of Canberra [Raquibul Sheikh]
Mice - the most common animal model for human disease research [Photo:]
18 Mar 2013 MP3
Feature: Mice - the most common animal model for human disease research [Sadequr Rahman]
Eid Mubarak! - sweets at a Eid reception in north Canberra [Photo: Bangla Radio Canberra]
12 Aug 2013 MP3
Fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan: some interesting research findings [Dalia Nilufar]
Some of the diverse types of potatoes available in South America [Photo: International Potato Centre, Peru]
26 Aug 2013 MP3
Science: the microbes responsible for potato crop failure causing great Ireland famine in 1845-46 [Sadequr Rahman]
A comparison of the appearance of the human X and Y chromosomes [Photo: Whitehead Institute, MIT]
02 Sep 2013 MP3
Science: the genetic difference between males and females, female's abilty to control DNA and its possible medical application [Sadequr Rahman]
Cancer: History, Explanation, Treatment and Measures [Photo:]
30 Sep 2013 MP3
Science: Cancer - history, explanation, treatment and measures, and interview with Cancer researcher Ms. Lubna Hussain [Samiya Shajedin]
The nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, often used in studies of aging [Credit:]
06 Jan 2014 MP3
How the effects of age can be delayed in humans? - a scientific perspective [Sadequr Rahman]
The European honey bee (Apis melliferra) [Photo:]
17 Mar 2014 MP3
Science: Decline of the honey bee population and its consequences in nature [Sadequr Rahman]
'Depression' - Advice and Help - Dr Mohammed Khan Mintoo
01 Dec 2014 MP3
Interview: Dr Mohammed Khan Mintoo - 'depression' - need for appropriate clinical and social management [Ehsan Ullah]
Bioethics and the future society: scepticism and excitement [Image: Internet]
18 May 2015 MP3
Bioethics and the future society: scepticism and excitement [Samiya Shajedin]
Science: Smell ability and the risk of death - recent scientific analyses [Image: Internet]
27 Jul 2015 MP3
Science: Link between the ability to detect odours and the increased risk of death! [Sadequr Rahman]
Snail infected by Leucochloridium parasite [Image: still from video by Gilles San Martin via Wikimedia]
12 Oct 2015 MP3
Science: Issue of 'mind-control' by parasites in animals and humans [Sadequr Rahman]
The Aedes mosquito that spread Dengue and Zika [Image:]
07 Mar 2016 MP3
Science: Possible measures to eradicate Aedes mosquitoes that spread Dengue and Zika [Sadequr Rahman]
Amazing musical and artistic mind of famous scientists (Part 1) [Image: Tasneem Rahman]
20 Jun 2016 MP3
Science: Amazing musical and artistic mind of famous scientists (Part 1) [Tasneem Rahman]
'Manush Elo Kotha Theke?' (Part 1) [Image:]
08 Aug 2016 MP3
Science - 'Manush Elo Kotha Theke?' - The origin of human race (Part 1) [Sadequr Rahman]
'Genetic Engineering' - its application, usefulness and harmfulness [Image:]
26 Sep 2016 MP3
[Archive: 2000] 'Genetic Engineering' - its application, usefulness and harmfulness in plain language [Ehsan Ullah]
Interview - Rice research in Bangladesh - Dr Abed Chaudhury, developer of new varieties that lower blood sugar level [Image:]
14 Nov 2016 MP3
Interview: Dr Abed Chaudhury, developer of new rice varieties in Bangladesh that lower blood sugar level [Tanvir Hossain]
Interview - Dr. Abed Chaudhury: Characteristics of blood sugar level lowering rice 'Shonali Chaal' and how to procure it
12 Dec 2016 MP3
Interview - Dr. Abed Chaudhury: Characteristics of blood sugar level lowering rice 'Shonali Chaal' and how to procure it [Ehsan Ullah]
A painting showing Captain James Cook (1728 - 1779) taking possession of New South Wales, Australia [Souce: Images]
05 Jun 2017 MP3
Stories of discovery: (1) discovery of Australia by Captain James Cook, (2) discovery by astrophysicist Prof Brian Schmidt [Tanvir Hossain]
Human Evolution [Image:]
16 Oct 2017 MP3
Science: Story of human evolution from a scientific perspective [Sadequr Rahman]
Human evolution in Indian subcontinent (Science: The evolution of mankind - Part 3) [Image: Monash University Malaysia documentary/YouTube]
15 Jan 2018 MP3
Migration of humans from Africa 50,000 years ago and aspects of population history of South Asia including Bangladesh [Sadequr Rahman]
The origin of the bread and shoe [Image:]
06 Aug 2018 MP3
Science: Timelines for the first preparation of bread and the first use of shoes [Sadequr Rahman]