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DNA mapping, free music downloads, collective energy buying

56 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 08 May 2013

The cancer researchers who believe a person's DNA could provide the key to new personalised treatments, tailored to the specific patient. Getting together with thousands of other people to negotiate the price of your gas and electricity has been seen as an effective way to reduce fuel bills, but why have so few people signed up for collective energy buying schemes? If you are invited to download your favourite music free of charge, should you assume the app or website is breaking the law?

Producer: Jonathan Hallewell
Presenter: Winifred Robinson.


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  • DNA mapping

    DNA mapping of tumours is making personalised treatment possible for cancer patients

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    We discuss sales of Slimming Pants

  • Collective Energy Take-Up

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