Tattoos: They are on trend but how easy are they to remove? Moon Mining: Scientists look at ways to mine the moon. Muscle fibre Fishing Line: How fishing line, a hairdryer and an electric drill make artificial muscle fibres.
In this special edition of Catalyst, Dr Maryanne Demasi investigates the safety of chemicals that are used in everyday products - in our water, our food and in the air we breathe - and compares the chemical levels in her won body with those of clean living convert and media personality, Sarah Wilson. Is there adequate regulation and testing, or are we in the midst of an uncontrolled, human experiment.
We look into marine life in Australia, to find out what plastics escape our household drains & what kind of damage they can do. And the geology of north-western Tasmania reveals similarities to Antarctica.