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Sweeteners, seagrass, and sterilised plastic

In the programme this week, we look at the plastic that sterilises itself, why sweeteners are...

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Q&A: Deadly Lasers and Delicious Brains

This week, it is time to put your questions to a panel of excellent experts in one of our Q&A...

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You can't teach an old dogma new tricks

This week's show conveys how surprisingly susceptible science is to dogma. We uncover the...

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First known amputation uncovered in Borneo

A massive archeological find has been making headlines all over the news this week. Plus,...

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The Microbiome: Trust Your Gut?

When it comes to treating diseases, we often think of lifestyle changes, pills and procedures....

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COVID Vaccines and Coffee Cups in Hot Water

In the news this week: mRNA vaccine giants Moderna and Pzfizer face a legal battle over potential...

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All About Drought

We're looking into where our water comes from, and how modern technology could help us better...

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Bite-sized vaccines and familiar faces

In the news this week: the medical breakthrough of a potential malaria vaccine; we find out how...

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Spacewalk: the Scale of our Solar System

The scale of space is difficult to grasp: a trip to Mars would take 7 months, and for Jupiter you...

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Bivalent Covid Boosters and Unbalanced Bees

In science news this week: the UK has approved a new COVID-19 vaccine which hopes to tackle the...

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Child's play: curtailing a health crisis

Children's wellbeing is in a state of emergency. It's a fact that has been tragically overlooked...

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Hitting back against heatwaves

In this week's news show: Chris provides an update on the polio siutation in London, and we hear...

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Reintroduction: Bringing Species Back

Last month saw a first in the UK: Bison were released into a woodland in Kent. An animal of this...

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Shorter Days and Binning Best Before Dates

In the world of science news this week, major supermarkets in the UK are removing their best...

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Vaping Health Impacts: No Smoke Without Fire?

This week vaping, and the potential hidden health costs, go under the microscope as we also...

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A trip down the River Cam

Harry Lewis and James Tytko are off on a summer science special, a jolly down the River Cam with...

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The wine we drink and machines that can think

It's that time again where we round up some of the most pressing and perplexing science news...

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Gene-Editing: Food of the Future?

Could the potential food of the future be on its way to our supermarket shelves? Parliament is...

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Ghost pond resurrection

Ponds used to prosper alongside old agricultural practices. But 100 years' of modernisation has...

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Emerging Viruses: Monkeypox on the up

Emerging viral infections go under our microscope this week, including the recent surge in...

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