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06 April 2020

Listener Jon keeps his pet frogs in a terrarium. If he sealed it, who would win: the frogs or the plants?

04 April 2020

What's the evidence that a facemask works for SARS-CoV-2, and is the lockdown working?

04 April 2020

Your questions answered, including what is in the planet's interior, and where do viruses come from in the first...

03 April 2020

Ebola, SARS, rabies... Bats are replete with lethal pathogens. But why?

01 April 2020

A doctor, a faith leader and an historian discuss the implications of the coronavirus crisis. Will it transform our...

31 March 2020

Genetics, geoscience, chemistry and komodo dragons - check out our latest show!

31 March 2020

Will ozone kill coronavirus? Should I wear a facemask? And how does menthol clear your nose?

30 March 2020

Here's a bit more from our recent show...

25 March 2020

APOCALYPSE is a Greek word meaning revelation. But it has taken on a darker meaning, especially now...

25 March 2020

How similar is lettuce grown in space to lettuce grown on Earth?

23 March 2020

We take a detailed look at the coronavirus - from how it affects the body, to developing a vaccine..

21 March 2020

The scientific basis for the tactics deployed against SARS-CoV-2 doesn't currently have an end game...

21 March 2020

How is the new Coronavirus affecting the gaming industry?

20 March 2020

How can colours affect how we feel?

20 March 2020

How does the immune system respond to SARS-CoV-2?

18 March 2020

Seagulls use human touch as a cue to identify good food - but how exactly do you test that?

18 March 2020

Should religious rules about diet be ignored to save the planet?

17 March 2020

We look at some clever solutions for sustaining cities into the future...

16 March 2020

Fusion could be the most sustainable source of energy in the future. But how much can we get out of it?

14 March 2020

How to slow down Covid-19, problem marine plastics, and does hot water freeze faster than cold water?

14 March 2020

The UK stance is currently at odds with the response across Europe. Is this the right approach to controlling the...

14 March 2020

Direct to consumer DNA tests are excellent at uncovering family history - and family secrets...

11 March 2020

The energy from wastewater could power every house in Mexico and the USA

11 March 2020

What would Twitter and Facebook do for a 21st Century messiah?