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Short Science ep.10
Podcast - Short Science
Lunedì 15 Marzo 2010 19:09

We kick off the podcast with a few prominent science news headlines from the week including:
- Iran launches animals into space
- simple headache pill could save earthquake victims
- spidey-material could be smart-material
- drink to your bone health with beer
 
Emma kicks off the capsules this week with a Capsule Science looking at the use of animals in scientific investigation. Flaminia Catteruccia, David Rogers and Francesco Baldini tell us more about their work on mosquito reproduction and how it might help in the fight
against malaria. Elizabeth rounds off the capsules this week looking at the use of animals in medical research.

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Short Science ep.9
Podcast - Short Science
Lunedì 15 Marzo 2010 18:36

We kick off the podcast with a few prominent science news headlines from the week including:
- could water vapour be a dangerous greenhouse gas
- vitamin bad news for colon cancer
- getting trapped in a footprint
- photocopying nano-ciruits onto cells
 
Emma kicks off the capsules this week with a Capsule Science looking at the concept of vectors. Flaminia Catteruccia tells us about her work on mosquito reproduction and how it might help in the fight against malaria. Elizabeth rounds off the capsules this week looking at examples of vector-bourne diseases including bubonic plague.

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Short Science ep.8
Podcast - Short Science
Lunedì 15 Marzo 2010 18:13

We kick off the podcast with a few prominent science news headlines from the week including:
- what might aliens look like
- mental illness not necessarily mental
- pretty lights show cellular mechanisms
- cell surfing responsible for viral spread
 
Emma kicks off the capsules this week with a Capsule Science how we as the public interact and engage with science. Roving reporter Chrissie Douglass asks Dr Paul Evans, Senior Lecturer at the British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Unit at Imperial College, about his experiences publicising his work. Elizabeth rounds off the capsules this week looking how NICE controls which drugs are approved for use in the NHS.

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Short Science ep.7
Podcast - Short Science
Martedì 23 Febbraio 2010 00:15

We kick off the podcast with a few prominent science news headlines from the week including:
- alligators and birds have similar breathing mechanisms
- nanotechnology to heal blood vessels from the inside out
- Newton really did have anapple experience
- weaker wine may combat cancer risk
 
Emma kicks off the capsules this week with a Capsule Science considering the concept of 'flow'. Roving reporter Chrissie Douglass looks at heart disease studies hitting the headlines and talks to Dr Paul Evans, Senior Lecturer at the British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Unit at Imperial College, about his work on broccoli and the heart. Elizabeth rounds off the capsules this week looking at just how heart disease can kill you.

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Short Science ep.6
Podcast - Short Science
Lunedì 22 Febbraio 2010 23:20

We kick off the podcast with a few prominent science news headlines from the week including:
- moon was magma once
- a new meaning to 'skin-tight genes'
- artificial leaves could produce green energy
- circumcision may change penile flora for the better
 
Emma kicks off the capsules this week with a Capsule Science unpacking the science of snow. Independent radio producer Connor Walsh joins us in the studio to talk about his new health radio show on London Chinese Radio. Elizabeth rounds off the capsules this week looking at the adverse effects of cold conditions on the body.

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Short Science ep.5
Podcast - Short Science
Venerdì 19 Febbraio 2010 13:21

We kick off the podcast with a few prominent science news headlines from the week including:
- intelligent invertebrates
- fake blood cells penetrate our innermost recesses
- how our atmosphere was created
- solar technology to restore vision to the blind
 
Emma kicks off the capsules this week with a Capsule Science looking at the issue of climate change. With an update on the latest from Copenhagen by Shupaula Dass. Fantastic guest Dr Alex Lord tells us about her work on the blue-tit food chain and what this can tell us about the impact of global warming. Elizabeth rounds off the capsules this week looking at the potential human and medical impact of climate change.

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