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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: 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

    5 live Science

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  • Trumpets, Tyre Rubber, and Organisms 17 July 14

    Thu, 17 Jul 14

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Dr Karl answers questions on trumpets, where all the tyre rubber goes, and whether the entire world is actually one single living organism.

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  • 5l Science: 12 Jul 14: Computer Shopping Revolution

    Sat, 12 Jul 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    This week Dr Chris & The Naked Scientists look at the computer shopping revolution and how your dinner time could affect your body clock.

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  • Science: Naked Scientists, 10 Jul 14

    Thu, 10 Jul 14

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Dr Chris fills in for Dr Karl this week and answers all your science related questions with Rhod Sharp.

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  • Naked Scientist: Talking Chimpanzees & Tour De France 05 JULY 14

    Sat, 5 Jul 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Dr Chris Mason takes a look at all the latest science and technology news. This week: interpreting the gestures that chimpanzees make to communicate with each other, a genetic breakthrough that could help cure diabetes and with the tour de France coming up we take a look at the science behind cycling

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  • Naked Scientists 3 Jul 14

    Thu, 3 Jul 14

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Dr Chris joins Rhod as Dr Karl is away this week (although he still manages to make an appearance). Topics include body temperature and why salmon go pink.

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  • Science: The Naked Scientists 21 June 14

    Sat, 21 Jun 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    This week Chris Smith and his team of Naked Scientists take a look at a new development which could speed up the production of electric cars, why mice get a kick out of sunning themsleves and what this means in the fight against skin cancer, a lizard like creature which could help regenerate human limbs, scientists blow up a mountain in their quest to explore the universe, and as David Cameron calls for a big push on dementia research the scientists take a look at Alzheimer's disease including how a computer game is being used to teach kids about it.

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  • World Cup Science 19 June 14

    Thu, 19 Jun 14

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Dr Karl and Dr Chris Mason host a special look at the science behind the World Cup and take your questions.

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