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PIGS TO THE RESCUE: The Fascinating World of Pig Kidney Transplants🐷🫀

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It's time for another trip around the solar system on the BIGGER and BETTER Science Weekly! 

This episode of the Fun Kids Science Weekly we continue our bigger and better podcast where we put YOUR questions to our team of experts, have scientists battle it out for which science is the best & learn all about Pig Kidney Transplants!

Dan starts with the latest science news, where we learn about former Paralympian John McFall and his quest to join the space race working with the European Space Agency, a double celebration for a endangered Suffolk Punch Foal horse called Jedi John and Emily Mullin from WIRED explains all about why human's are starting to have pig kidney transplants.

Then we delve into your questions where Dan answers Lily's question on why water is see through and we pose Lucas' question on what's under a turtle's shell to Zoologist Rachael Funnell

Dangerous Dan continues and we learn all about the Gaboon Viper, one of the scariest looking snakes in the world, found in the Sahara Desert.

The Battle of the Sciences continues where Dan chats to Louise Gentle from Nottingham Trent University about why Conservation Biology is the best!

What do we learn about?

- One former Paralympian's journey to join the space race

- Jedi John, the Suffolk Punch Foal, and why he's so special

- The science behind humans having Pig Kidney Transplants

- What's under a turtle's shell?

- Is Conservation Biology the best type of science?

All on this week's episode of Science Weekly!

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