Why bubbles are not just toys, but also tools that push back the boundaries of science. (R)
2/3 Documentary exploring how similar the minds of whales and dolphins are to our own. (R)
Highlights from the American Geophysical Union’s science meeting
BBC World Service
More testing is urged in wake of the horsemeat scandal, but will farmers foot the bill?
BBC Radio 4 FM only
Chris Packham presents the brent goose.
1/6 Kate Humble and Simon King follow animals in Zambia as a long dry season comes to an end. (R)
2/6 Fred Dibnah tells the story of the revolution in transport brought about by steam power. (R)
5/5 A bizarre twilight network of caverns never explored by humans before is discovered. (R)
5/5 Steve Leonard rescues a big female who has dislocated her ankle fleeing from her captors. (R)
25/26 The show that celebrates the working world of the Scottish countryside.
BBC Two Scotland only
1/6 The team starts in London and then explores the curious coast of Belgium. (R)
3/6 Brolga discovers that one of his kangaroos has had a baby and teaches Rex and Ruby to hop.
Artist Grayson Perry, a train driver and a detective novelist on why they cross dress
3/3 The team search for tigers in northern Burma and in Karen State in the far south.
A look at tech aiming to keep cyclists safe, smartphone accessories and Webscape.
BBC News Channel
The new materials that can self-mend, from concrete cracks to car paint scratches
Saturday 14 December 2013