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5 live Science

5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, plus Dr Chris and Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the hottest science news stories and analysis.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • 5 live Science: Nanoparticles and Global Warming 30 Aug 14

    Sat, 30 Aug 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Naked Scientist Chris Smith teams up with Simon Morton from Radio New Zealand’s This Way Up programme to discuss nanoparticles, UV light and plants, multiple sclerosis and global warming.

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  • 5live Science: Passport photos, Breastfeeding & food 23 AUG 14

    Sat, 23 Aug 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    The latest scientific discoveries and news. This week: passport photo recognition, connecting breastfeeding to postnatal depression and we take a look at the science of food

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  • 5 live Science: Lasers, Ebola and Life on Mars 16 Aug 14

    Sat, 16 Aug 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    This week, in the first of two special editions of the programme, Dr Chris Smith of the Naked Scientists is joined by panel of New Zealand scientists to talk about their latest work, along with Simon Morton from Radio New Zealand's 'This Way Up' programme. They will hear how lasers are being used to sort sperm for the dairy industry, and why radio transmitters are being strapped to the backs of bees.

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  • 5live Science: Super moons and 3D printing 14 Aug 14

    Fri, 15 Aug 14

    Duration:
    47 mins

    5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, with the hottest science news stories and analysis. Topics include super moons, battery chargers and 3D printing.

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  • 5 Live Science: Video Games, Diabetes and The Diamond Light Source 09 Aug 14

    Sat, 9 Aug 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    This week from the Naked Scientists - from Call of Duty to Pokémon Heart of Gold, are video games bad for our kids? Why mathematician Alan Turing is still influencing new discoveries 60 years after his death, the fat bears that could lead to a treatment for diabetes, we hear about the possibility of energy from oil eating microbes, and we take a longer look at the diamond light source – Britain’s biggest scientific machine.

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  • 5 live Science: Marine Biology, Sea Birds and Coral Reefs 02 Aug 14

    Sat, 2 Aug 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Naked Scientist Chris Smith with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs - this episode is a special edition recorded at the Cambridge Science Centre and looks at topics including how animals survive in the cold and what's being done to save coral reefs.

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  • 5 live Science: Athletics and Electric Cars 31 July 14

    Thu, 31 Jul 14

    Duration:
    47 mins

    5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, with the hottest science news stories and analysis. Topics include athletics, electric cars and cigarette smoke.

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  • 5 live Science: Jealous Dogs and De-extinction

    Sat, 26 Jul 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    This week the naked science team look at jealous dogs, beef off the menu, mammoth comeback, and ancient bacteria and moss regrown.

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  • 5Live Science 24 Jul 14

    Thu, 24 Jul 14

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Dr Karl discusses whether police could stop cars with electricity pulses and whether you can improve your memory as you get older in the science phone-in.

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  • 5 live Science, 19 Jul 14

    Sat, 19 Jul 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

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