5 live Science Podcast

5 live Science Podcast

Canada

5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, plus Dr Chris and Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the hottest science news stories and analysis.

Episodes

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Chris Smith and Kat Arney tackle: superbugs, Jupiter, and why your sense of smell might be better than you thought.

Science Phone-In  

Science Journalist Bianca Nogrady and Astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith answer your questions on the science phone-in. Topics discussed include the making of a hurricane and automation in the new age.

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Naked Scientist, Chris Smith and a panel of top scientists answer you questions including: will an artificial intelligence take over the world? Why do smaller dogs live longer than larger ones? And why do some people get hay fever and others don't? Joining Chris to answer these are; University of Cambridge stem cell biologist Sarah Harrison statistician, Simon White and mental health researcher Olivia Remes. Plus AI entrepreneur, Peter Clarke.

Dr Karl  

Dr Karls answers questions about moon phases, NASA's record on the Voyager space probe, and hydrogen cars.

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Today we explore the ageing process and the fresh claim that bacteria in our gut could hold the key to ageing with fewer of the health problems that come with it. Discover how humans had been using trigonometry before Pythagoras came up with his now, textbook formula. And could robot killers be on the way? Experts are raising fears about the rapid evolution of AI and robotics and are calling for the technology to be banned. We find out precisely why. And finally, can science save the human race from the kinds of catastrophic disasters insurers dread the most?

Dr. Karl  

Dr. Karl takes your questions.

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The Naked Scientists' Chris Smith finds out how to fix cells with the wrong number of chromosomes, how birds use magnetism to navigate and meets a pioneer in the development of the mobile phone. Plus a trip to outer space with the scientists trying to get our first glimpse of a black hole.

Dr Karl  

Dr Karl is joined by wildlife forensic scientist Rebecca Johnson and entomologist Bryan Lessard. They discuss the decline of bees and why do midges bite?

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Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists find out what it takes to make the immune system attack cancer, how goldfish produce alcohol and how scientists are using bacteria to clean up nuclear waste. Plus news on the latest research and breakthroughs.

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The hottest science news, stories and analysis with Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists

Dr Karl  

Dr Karl answers your questions on batteries, algebra, & the possibility of planet Nibiru

Dr Karl  

Dr Karl answers questions on human evolution, electric vehicles and seeing underwater

Dr Karl  

Dr Karl joins Rhod to discuss why are all the craters on the moon round, how MRI scanners work, and just how clever are crows?

Dr Chris and the Naked Scientists  

Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists discuss how science can help you cope with anxiety, and how Australian scientists are using drones to give wales a health check.

Dr Karl  

Dr Karl joins Rhod to answer your science questions.

5live Science  

In this weeks podcast...stairs that can help you to walk up them, a laboratory creating green spider silk, a drug to prevent Zika virus damaging developing baby's. Plus we continue our month of special programmes focusing on the sea, this week we look at coral reefs and how scientist track life under water.

Dr Karl  

Dr. Karl answers your weird and wonderful science questions, including how the weather works.

Sand Castles and Beach Science  

The Naked Scientists feature the week's science news including how training your brain could keep Alzheimer's at bay, an anti cancer vaccine that targets melanoma. Plus the science of building sand castles, and how scientists are tackling oil spills on the beach.

Dr Karl is joined by Professor Stephen Bartlett, a theoretical Quantum Physicist.  

Dr Karl is joined by Professor Stephen Bartlett, a theoretical Quantum Physicist.

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The Naked Scientists discuss heatwaves, climate change and cyber security

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