13 Dec 2017

Science commentator Siouxsie Wiles

From Nine To Noon, 11:45 am on 13 December 2017

This week sees the announcement that a fossil penguin discovered in New Zealand is a new species and one of the oldest known; new research suggests countries need to take heed of climate projections when planning how much to rely on wind energy; and researchers have discovered that microbes in Antarctica have a previously unknown ability to scavenge hydrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide from the air to stay alive in the extreme conditions.