Science Podcasts

Breaking Science episode

Thu, 12th Mar 2009

Rainforests, earthquakes and liquid glass...

Different horses (c) Arjecahn

We explore archaeologists' revelation that people have been riding on, eating and drinking the milk of horses for over 5,000 years; why the Amazon forest might become a carbon criminal; how marine organisms produce laughing gas; how a mutated gene has been linked to pancreatic cancer; how observations from space provide information on how the ground recovers after an earthquake. Plus in 'Stuff and Non-Science', are old glass windows thicker at the bottom because glass is a liquid?

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