The Internet: the good, the bad and the ugly
This week we delve into the Dark Web, a hidden arm of the Internet where Google doesn't dare to search and where drugs, guns and hitmen are offered up for sale. We explore how the World Wide Web works, and ask whether it can remain unregulated, free and open as it is now? Plus, in the news this week, the worm found lurking in a patient’s brain, how scientists have grown pain nerves in a Petri dish, and what do dogs hear when we speak to them?
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To boldly go... just make sure you don't have any hitchhikers.
Understanding genetic differences between mosquitoes that can and can't carry malaria will lead to better controls for the disease
A man went to the doctors complaining of a headache, strange smell sensations and fits. A worm in his brain was to blame...
To defeat pain...you must create pain.
When we speak to our dogs, is anything going on behind those puppy-dog eyes?
What is the internet? What happens between when you type in
a web-address and when the webpage loads? The Naked
Scientists find out.
Want to learn a language for free? Find out how the Internet is allowing projects like DuoLingo to thrive...
The secret realm of the Internet used for both shady dealings and freedom of expression.
With the positive and negative power of the internet, should it ever be regulated?
Can you catch a yawn from a cat? Matthew really wants to know because his wife claims to feel lazy all day holding her cat...