Tag Archive: BBC Science Hour Podcast

May 23 2015

BBC Science Hour: El Nino; Mind Reading Robotics;Colour Constancy

  El Nino is a weather event that happens every five years yet it is hard to predict; Controlling a robotic arm through the power of intention alone; Colour Constancy; Why don’t snakes have legs? Shedding light on the btain; Music in the genes. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the …

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May 16 2015

BBC Science Hour: Gene Seasonality;HIV; Cyber Archaeology

  Gene Seasonality;Truth About AIDS; Creatures who don’t need to eat,Genes and seasonal immunity; Truth About AIDS; Creatures who don’t need to eat, Ancient artefacts reconstructed online in 3D; Can perovskites transform solar power? Chemosynthesis ; OneZoom Tree of Life. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World …

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May 09 2015

BBC Science Hour: Earthquake; Vanuatu; Materials provenance

  Nepalearthquake update;Vanuatu, collecting data using a smartphone app; Materials provenance; Invisibilit; Truth about AIDS; Mistakes in science. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a weekly digest of our science programmes Discovery, Click, Health Check and Science in Action.   http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/worldservice/science/science_20150509-2300a.mp3

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May 02 2015

BBC Science Hour: Nepal earthquake, global surgery, stammering, bees scare elephants

  Health consequences of Nepal earthquake, lack of access to surgery, understanding stammering, elephants are scared of bees. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a weekly digest of our science programmes Discovery, Click, Health Check and Science in Action.   http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/worldservice/science/science_20150502-2359a.mp3

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Apr 25 2015

BBC Science Hour: Drug resistant malaria; Moore’s Law; Healthy Guts

  Artemisinin resistant malaria in Africa, Can Moore’s Law be beaten with the likes of DNA computers?; Healthy Guts; Superfast computer-led trading; Oldest known cave paintings; Healthy guts; Jane Francis; Safe Landing for Drones. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a …

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Feb 22 2015

BBC Science Hour: False Memories; Cancer and cooking; Tech and Ebola

  The ability to implant false memories; Cancer – what to eat; Tech lessons from the fight against Ebola; Climate Change and Infectious Diseases; Planned obsolescence ; Identical twins in space. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a weekly digest of …

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Feb 08 2015

BBC Science Hour: Cosmic Renaissance; Three Person Babies; Chimpanzee language

  Did the first stars light up later than we thought? Should we allow the creation of babies from 3 people to prevent deadly diseases? Chimpanzees have shown a grasp of language which demonstrates adaptive and socially learned communication. Using drones to precisely drop seeds to aid reforestation. Boosting coral populations. Richard Fortey talks about …

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Feb 01 2015

BBC Science Hour: Perovskite; Anger; Digital India; Changing Climate Attitudes

  Cheaper photovoltaic cells may be on the horizon. anger, is it good or us?Trying to register and record every single individual in a population of 1.2 billion. Big differences in the public’s perception of a range of issues compared to scientists.Metal explosions are driven by charge. NASA Insight mission. Chicks count from he left. …

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Jan 25 2015

BBC Science Hour: Rosetta latest; Saving rhinos; Blind breast examiners

  Data from instruments on-board Rosetta;Saving Northern White Rhinos; Blind women trained for early breast cancer detection;Opposable thumbs;Is gossiping useful for us? Technology and democracy BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a weekly digest of our science programmes Discovery, Click, Health …

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Jan 18 2015

BBC Science Hour: Beagle 2, Gold rush, Soil and antibiotics

  Lost Beagle2 probe found ‘intact’ on Mars. Gold Rush in South American Rainforests. Team succeed in isolating a new antibiotic. Pregnant women and Ebola. Animal personalities. China offers ‘childbirth pain’ lessons for men. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a …

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Jan 11 2015

BBC Science Hour: New plantets, Dementia Crime, Sonotweezers

  Earth-like exoplanets and spinning stars. Neurodegenerative disease patients who commit crimes. A revolutionary method of controlling microscopic objects using sonics. A new antibiotic that can kill drug-resistant infections.Virtual therapies. Tsunami,10 years on what have we learned? BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science …

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Jan 04 2015

BBC Science Hour: The evolution of modern trauma medicine

  Kevin Fong explores modern trauma medicine on and off the battlefield. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a weekly digest of our science programmes Discovery, Click, Health Check and Science in Action.   http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/worldservice/science/science_20150104-1505b.mp3

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Dec 28 2014

BBC Science Hour: The Ebola Story

  Claudia Hammond looks back at the Ebola epidemic and asks how and why a small outbreak of the virus in a small village in South Eastern Guinea spiralled out of control, triggering a humanitarian crisis. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour …

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Dec 21 2014

BBC Science Hour: Microplastic in sea,Perinatal OCD,Uber

  Scientists have studied the abundance of microplastics in deep sea sediments. Perinatal Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The cab-ordering app Uber has been accused of exploiting the crisis during the Sydney siege. Shining a light on Lung Cancer. More space needed to fly. Overeating, why do people do it? BBC Science Hour brings you science news …

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Dec 07 2014

BBC Science Hour: Orion test launch, HIV virulence, Painkiller addiciton

Orion test launch successful, HIV evolving into milder form? Addiction to painkillers, Airport Security measures tested, Climate defence plans failing? Peek Vision App saves eyes. Teaching about Ebola through song. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a weekly digest of our …

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Nov 30 2014

BBC Science Hour: Ebola vaccine ,Hammerhead Shark, Lucys 40th

Ebola vaccine trial results. A Hammerhead Shark’s Journey. Australopithecus discovery 40 years on. Can drinking milk increase fracture rates? Why does human society seem to spend so much time gossiping? Tony Sale Computer Conservation Award. Can machines think? BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The …

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Nov 23 2014

BBC Science Hour: Philae, Antiretrovirals, Tracking Ebola

Philae lander detects organic molecules on Comet.HIV community groups. Philippines Disaster Mapping. Agricultural Emissions. moon’s Origins. Ebola tracking. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a weekly digest of our science programmes Discovery, Click, Health Check and Science in Action.   http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/worldservice/science/science_20141123-1505a.mp3

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Nov 16 2014

BBC Science Hour: Rosetta Special

History was made this week as Rosetta’s probe, Philae, landed on the surface of Comet 67P. The Science Hour looks back on this unforgettable week of success and nail-biting drama. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a weekly digest of our …

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Nov 08 2014

BBC Science Hour: Hepatitis-C vaccine, Microneedles, Red-Dead Canal

Results of a new Hepatitis-C vaccine, Sticking plaster-like needle replacement, Reviving the Dead Sea, Photographs of diseases caused by smoking on cigarette packets, War trauma care, Open Data Summit. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a weekly digest of our science …

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Nov 02 2014

BBC Science Hour: Antibiotics, Going to the moon, Childhood obesity

Antibiotics – treatable infections and minor injuries could once again kill. The rationale and future prospects for a return to the Moon, driverless cars can save lives; successful childhood obesity treatment in Denmark. Trauma care over the last century. BBC Science Hour brings you science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. …

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