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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 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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  • 5 live Science 18 Feb 2015

    Mon, 23 Feb 15

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science – with the varied subjects on his menu including the planet Mars, limpits and brain transplants.

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  • 5 live Science: Drones and Genetics: 21 Feb 15

    Sat, 21 Feb 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Dr Chris and the Naked Scientists discuss teenage fathers have offspring with genetic defects and drones scanning your mobile phone.

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  • 5 live Science: The Science of Sex and Love 14 Feb 15

    Sat, 14 Feb 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Hacking online dating, what makes couples compatible, giveaway fertility sounds in the female voice, maths and marital bliss, and why worms are destined for space travel.

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  • 5Live Science 12 Feb 15

    Thu, 12 Feb 15

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science -- including what the Earth's core is made out of and why Humans swing their arms whilst walking.

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  • 5 live Science: Do chimps have accents?

    Sat, 7 Feb 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Naked Scientists CHRIS SMITH and KAT ARNEY pose the following questions. Does late night texting affect your sleep? Do chimps have accents? They also look at what french kissing does to your mouth germs.

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  • 5 Live Science 31 Jan 15

    Sat, 31 Jan 15

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney present the another edition of science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs.

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  • 5 live Science 29 Jan 15

    Thu, 29 Jan 15

    Duration:
    45 mins

    What happens to sound inside the sun? And why do fizzy drinks go flat in the freezer? Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science.

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  • 5 live Science: The science of sleep 24 Jan 15

    Sat, 24 Jan 15

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney take an under-the-covers look at the land of nod as we explore the science of sleep including the new study to let teenagers lie-in, ways to controls your dreams, why the brain needs a kip and the impacts of sleep deprivation.

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