Headbanging termites, Frozen Frogs and Brain to Brain

For Science! returns with Dr Mel, Mags and James exploring everything from bacterial immune systems through termite warning systems and how frogs are able to survive deep freeze.

We also talk about the passing of Professor John Mainstone, the curator of the famous Pitch Drop experiment at the University of Queensland and the sort of dedication that it takes to run an experiment for some 52 years. Here's the audio interview we mention during the episode:

http://blogs.abc.net.au/queensland/2013/03/worlds-longest-lab-experiment-about-to-drop-again.html

and here is the live feed of the experiment in question (you never know, you could catch a drop falling)

http://www.smp.uq.edu.au/content/pitch-drop-experiment

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