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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: 20 Sep 14

    Sat, 20 Sep 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Chris Smith and the team look at Africa's growing population, fracking, and a radio that is as small as an ant.

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  • Time, lasers and opinion polls 18 SEPT 14

    Thu, 18 Sep 14

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Dr Karl answers your science questions, including why a laser will de-luminate luminous material, what time is, and how opinion polls work.

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  • 3D Graphics, Alchemy and Spiders Webs 11 Sept 14

    Thu, 11 Sep 14

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Dr Karl with the latest science news and your questions on 3D graphics, alchemy, how spiders weave their webs, and much, much more.

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  • 5 live Science: Emailing your doctor and personalised medecine: 06 Sep 14

    Sat, 6 Sep 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Dr Chris Smith looks at emailing your doctor and personalised medecine.

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  • Dr Karl with the latest science news and your questions 28 Aug 14

    Fri, 5 Sep 14

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Dr Karl with the latest science news and your questions

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  • Dr Karl with the latest science news and your questions 21 Aug 14

    Fri, 5 Sep 14

    Duration:
    40 mins

    Dr Karl with the latest science news and your questions

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  • 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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