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  1. The Numbers of 2013 - Part One

    The most informative, interesting and idiosyncratic statistics of the year

    First broadcast: 28 Dec 2013

  2. Global Wine Shortage?

    It is reported that global wine supplies are running low but do the figures add up?

    First broadcast: 21 Dec 2013

  3. Genocide in South Africa?

    Do crime stats show white South Africans are the victims of widespread racist killings?

    First broadcast: 14 Dec 2013

  4. Testing the PISA test

    Are the OECD PISA rankings really as definitive as people believe?

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2013

  5. Football Ranking Mysteries Explained

    How has Switzerland attained a seed when the Netherlands, Italy and England have not?

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2013

  6. Could Statistics Cure Cancer?

    Professor Terry Speed explains how statistics plays an important role in cancer research

    First broadcast: 23 Nov 2013

  7. Does Politics Make us Get our Sums Wrong?

    How researchers have measured the extent to which personal opinions cloud our judgement

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2013

  8. Have 100,000 Christians died as martyrs?

    How true are claims that there is an unreported global war on Christians?

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2013

  9. How Long Can you Wait Until you Try to Have a Baby?

    Why 300-year-old fertility statistics are still in use today

    First broadcast: 27 Oct 2013

  10. Nobel Prize puzzle

    How the economist who called markets efficient is sharing top award with his big critic.

    First broadcast: 20 Oct 2013

  11. The Hawthorne Effect

    The social study that showed that workers are more productive if they are given attention

    First broadcast: 13 Oct 2013

  12. Have Mosquitoes Killed Half the World?

    Have mosquitoes been responsible for the death of half the people who have ever lived?

    First broadcast: 06 Oct 2013

  13. Is the World's Population Growing Out of Control?

    Is Sir David Attenborough right about global population projections?

    First broadcast: 29 Sep 2013

  14. Rush: Formula 1 Risk

    How dangerous was motor-racing in the 1970s? Plus: environmental facts about plastic bags

    First broadcast: 22 Sep 2013

  15. Sexual Violence and Statistics in Asia

    A report suggests almost a quarter of men in some Asian countries admit rape. Is it true?

    First broadcast: 15 Sep 2013

  16. The Death Toll in Syria

    How accurate are the reported death estimates in the Syrian conflict?

    First broadcast: 08 Sep 2013

  17. Counting Climate Migrants

    Is it true that environmental problems will create 200 million migrants?

    First broadcast: 01 Sep 2013

  18. Is Coffee Bad for You?

    How dangerous is your daily caffeine fix?

    First broadcast: 25 Aug 2013

  19. The Magic of Maths

    How a love of magic led to a love of maths for Stanford professor Persi Diaconis

    First broadcast: 18 Aug 2013

  20. Where could we fit the entire world’s population?

    Where could we fit the entire world’s population and the effectiveness of soccer managers?

    First broadcast: 11 Aug 2013

  21. What is the Most Visited Country in the World?

    Which countries top the most visited country list and how much do tourists spend there?

    First broadcast: 04 Aug 2013

  22. Analysing Chris Froome's Tour de France victory

    What do the numbers tell us about Chris Froome's Tour de France performance?

    First broadcast: 28 Jul 2013

  23. Egypt: Biggest Protest in History?

    Was the Egyptian uprising which ousted President Mohamed Morsi the biggest ever seen?

    First broadcast: 21 Jul 2013

  24. Does a Child Die From Hunger Every 15 Seconds?

    It is a popular statistic used by celebrities and charity campaigners but is it true?

    First broadcast: 14 Jul 2013

  25. Does sex really make the world wide web go round?

    Is the internet really 37% porn and does American football have a crime problem?

    First broadcast: 07 Jul 2013

  26. How Long Will You Live?

    Why life expectancy around the world has increased by six years in the past two decades

    First broadcast: 30 Jun 2013

  27. Will 40 per cent of the world's workforce really be in Africa by 2050?

    How do we calculate future population projections in Africa?

    First broadcast: 23 Jun 2013

  28. Does a Child Die From Hunger Every 15 Seconds?

    It is a popular statistic used by celebrities and charity campaigners but is it true?

    First broadcast: 16 Jun 2013

  29. Sex on the Brain?

    It is often said that men think about sex every seven seconds, but is it true?

    First broadcast: 09 Jun 2013

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