Naked Scientists Podcast

Naked Scientists episode

Mon, 23rd May 2016

The War on Salt

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This week we delve into the science of salt: what does it do in the body, how can it cause problems for farmers, and what avenues are scientists exploring to desalinate sea water and keep us all refreshed? Plus, one in ten adults have ADHD, the contagious cancer that’s followed dogs across the world, and how scientists are growing a brain in a dish to find answers to Alzheimer’s Disease...

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  • 20:40 - Tsunamis on Mars

    Mars was once home to enormous tidal waves, new evidence suggests.

  • 26:28 - Salt of the Earth

    In the past, salt was so valuable it could change the course of history: now it provides a window into the Earth's secrets.



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