Sci Cam 002 (11th December 2012)

Sci Cam is a science magazine-style show produced by students at the University of Cambridge. Join us each month for our Broadcast Hangout, on Google+, Youtube and the Cambridge Outreach Network website!

This episode features an interview with Alex Shires who is studying for a PhD at Imperial College London and at the LHCb experiment at CERN, Sonja Dunbar explaining a paper about mind-altering parasites and a beginner’s guide to corrosion by Emma Pewsey. The show was presented and produced by Michael Conterio

The paper Sonja talked about can be read for free at http://www.plospathogens.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.ppat.1003051 and a description of it by the New Scientist magazine can be read at http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22599-parasite-makes-mice-fearless-by-hijacking-immune-cells.html

Find out more about the LHCb experiment at CERN: http://lhcb.web.cern.ch/lhcb/
http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/highenergyphysics/research/experiments/lhcb

Alex Shires: http://www.hep.ph.ic.ac.uk/~as1905/

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