This week, risk and uncertainty: how to communicate it to politicians and the public. Quentin Cooper asks the Government Chief Science Advisor, Sir John Beddington and the Chairman of the Lord's Committee on Science and Technology, Lord Krebs. Also, revealing the secrets of locust flight: how they may help the design of miniature flying robots.

Producer: Martin Redfern.

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