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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: Investigating Crime 28 Mar 15

    Sat, 28 Mar 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Dr Chris Smith and Ginny Smith recreate a crime scene to reveal how science is used to solve crimes.

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  • Dr Karl 26 Mar 15

    Thu, 26 Mar 15

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the world of science - including how to travel safely when moving at the speed of light.

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  • 5 live Science: Memory & 3D Printing 21 Mar 15

    Sat, 21 Mar 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney find out why remembering one thing can make you forget another, a new faster type of 3D printing plus the genetic history of the British Isles.

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  • Dr Karl 19 Mar 15

    Thu, 19 Mar 15

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss why the moon can precisely eclipse the sun, whether you can survive being "defrosted" if you're cryogenically frozen, and whether you can stop yourself going bald.

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  • 5 live Science: Using ultrasound to combat Alzheimers 14 Mar 15

    Sat, 14 Mar 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the latest science news stories. This week. How using ultrasound can defeat alzheimers, how do chameleons change colour? And a closer look at the world of parasites.

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  • Dr Karl 12 Mar 15

    Thu, 12 Mar 15

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the world of science - including night-time rainbows and why gravity doesn't pull the moon closer to Earth.

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  • 5 live Science: Cannabis: 7 Mar 15

    Sat, 7 Mar 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists take an in depth look at Cannabis.

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  • Dr Karl: 05 Mar 15

    Thu, 5 Mar 15

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the world of science -- including the magic of the Magellanic clouds, and whether we should worry about rust on our disc brakes.

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  • 5 live Science 28 Feb 15

    Sat, 28 Feb 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Ginny Smith take a scientific journey through time, looking at some of the key experiments and breakthroughs that have led to our present day knowledge.

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  • Dr Karl: Dr Karl 26 Feb 15

    Thu, 26 Feb 15

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the world of science -- including the evolution of butterflies, the mechanics of learning languages, and what would happen if the moon vanished.

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