24 Jan 2024

Science: No-needles diabetes meds, carbon cost of bottom trawling

From Nine To Noon, 11:45 am on 24 January 2024
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Science communicator Allan Blackman joins Kathryn to talk about how diabetes patients may soon have a new treatment option that doesn't include needles or insulin pumps.

A new study has found bottom trawling could be a massive contributor to carbon emissions. And 2024 is a leap year - why do we have those again?

Allan Blackman is a Professor of Chemistry, School of Science, Auckland University of Technology.