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  1. Fracking; Purple GM tomatoes; Bionic humans; Shark attacks

    Gareth Mitchell is joined by BBC School reporters to get their take on the week’s science.

    First broadcast: 27 Mar 2014

  2. Cosmic inflation; LISA; Photonic radar; Bird stress camera; Water research; Taxidermy

    Gareth Mitchell explores the compelling new evidence for the Big Bang Theory.

    First broadcast: 20 Mar 2014

  3. Tracking planes; Peer review; Mega-virus; Astronaut

    Are black boxes outdated technology? Adam Rutherford asks about ways to track aircraft.

    First broadcast: 13 Mar 2014

  4. LG - Chemical weapons, Turtles, Tech for wildlife, Climate

    Dr Lucie Green on how Syria's chemical weapons are being neutralised and made safe.

    First broadcast: 06 Mar 2014

  5. Brain Machine Interfaces; Question on Gay Genes; Studying Drinking Behaviour

    Adam Rutherford looks at controlling paralysed bodies using thought.

    First broadcast: 27 Feb 2014

  6. Bees; Whales; Pain; Gay genes

    Bee diseases, whale-spotting question, epigenetics of pain and genes for sexual preference

    First broadcast: 20 Feb 2014

  7. Engineering for floods; Neanderthal genes; Switching senses; Genes in Space game

    Adam Rutherford asks architects and engineers how to protect homes against floods.

    First broadcast: 06 Feb 2014

  8. Neanderthals; Plague; Wind Tunnel; Music Timing; Stem Cells

    Adam Rutherford asks: What did the Neanderthals ever do for us?

    First broadcast: 30 Jan 2014

  9. Higgs Boson; Neutrinos; Antarctic echo locator; Rainforest fungi; Alabama rot

    Tiny particles and the huge and hugely expensive experiments needed in order to find them.

    First broadcast: 23 Jan 2014

  10. Personal genetics kits; Persister cells; Earthquake mapping; Scorpions

    Personal genetics kits - useful service or unregulated, irresponsible and gimmicky?

    First broadcast: 16 Jan 2014

  11. Antarctica weather and climate change; GM Fish Oils; Melanin Fossils; Time Travel

    The astrophysicists, the poker game, and the search for time travellers in our midst.

    First broadcast: 09 Jan 2014

  12. Ancient Human Occupation of Britain

    Who lived in Britain thousands of years ago, and how do we know?

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2014

  13. Bacteriophages; Breath-detecting disease; Our bees electric and DNA Barcoding

    Bacteriophages as a tool to fight infections; bees and their electric sensing for nectar

    First broadcast: 26 Dec 2013

  14. Antimicrobial soap; GAIA; Stone-age jellybones; Antarctica

    The voyage to map a billion stars - the GAIA satellite camera is launched into space.

    First broadcast: 19 Dec 2013

  15. Horsemeat; NanoSims; Early bacteria; Crystallography

    Scientists are ready to form the vanguard in the fight to protect UK food from criminals.

    First broadcast: 12 Dec 2013

  16. Badger culls; Douglas Mawson; Plastics; Uptalk

    The global march of valley-girl 'uptalk' - now men too are upwardly inflecting.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2013

  17. Therapeutic hypothermia; Cameras on Gaia; Methane; Wine microbiota

    Adam Rutherford toasts microbial 'terroir', the fungi and bacteria that make grapes unique

    First broadcast: 28 Nov 2013

  18. Bird Atlas; Flywheels; Energy capture; Science lessons for MPs

    The citizen science army who've logged 19 million birds for the new UK Ireland Bird Atlas.

    First broadcast: 21 Nov 2013

  19. DNA to ID typhoon victims; Volcanic ash; Hope for red squirrels; Robogut

    How DNA matching techniques can help identify those who perished in Typhoon Haiyan.

    First broadcast: 14 Nov 2013

  20. Personal genome; Solar cells and music; Asteroids; Alfred Russel Wallace

    Dr Lucie Green on putting your sequenced DNA, your personal genome, on the internet.

    First broadcast: 07 Nov 2013

  21. Moon dust; Electro-ceuticals; Soil and climate change; Dogs' tails

    Dust in space - Dr Lucie Green on the LADEE Moon Mission and the perils of moon dirt.

    First broadcast: 31 Oct 2013

  22. Nuclear Waste; Exoplanets; BBC time and pips, Synthetic Biology Olympics

    Adam Rutherford asks how radioactive waste from Hinkley C nuclear plant will be dealt with

    First broadcast: 24 Oct 2013

  23. Genetics and education; Golden Rice inventor; Chimp Chatter and Lightning Lab

    Robert Plomin on why Michael Gove's advisor is right to highlight genetics in education.

    First broadcast: 17 Oct 2013

  24. US shutdown; Nobels; New climate science; Airport heart attack headlines

    With the US government on lockdown, Dr Adam Rutherford considers the risks for science.

    First broadcast: 10 Oct 2013

  25. Menopause; IPCC; Fracking feedback; Particle accelerator; Zombie chemicals

    Adam Rutherford explores the science behind the menopause and the uncertainty of science.

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 2013

  26. Fracking FAQs; Fingerprint feedback; Lipstick forensics; Snake hook

    Adam Rutherford tackles the subject of fracking in the UK, sorting myth from science fact.

    First broadcast: 26 Sep 2013

  27. Chemical weapons; Crowd-sourcing weather; Fingerprint ID; Dino drill

    Adam Rutherford asks how difficult it is to destroy chemical weapons.

    First broadcast: 19 Sep 2013

  28. Stem cell news; Science practicals; Phantom head; Sewage power

    Is this week's new stem cell research a breakthrough for regenerative medicine?

    First broadcast: 12 Sep 2013

  29. Fukushima ice wall; Martian menus; Science practicals; Eye tracker

    Will the proposed ice wall at Fukushima nuclear plant finally fix their radioactive leaks?

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 2013

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