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Discovery

Explorations in the world of science.
Title Date Listen Download
Descartes' "Daughter" Aug 13, 2018 Listen Download
Making Natural Products in the Lab Aug 6, 2018 Listen Download
Urea and the Wöhler Myth Jul 31, 2018 Listen Download
The Real Cyrano de Bergerac Jul 30, 2018 Listen Download
The Nun’s Salamander Jul 23, 2018 Listen Download
The Aztec Salamander Jul 16, 2018 Listen Download
Gateway to the Mind Jul 9, 2018 Listen Download
Dirt and Development Jul 2, 2018 Listen Download
Manipulating Our Hidden Half Jun 25, 2018 Listen Download
Do Insects Feel Pain? Jun 18, 2018 Listen Download
Killing Insects for Conservation Jun 11, 2018 Listen Download
What’s the Tiniest Dinosaur? Jun 4, 2018 Listen Download
Can Anything Travel Faster Than Light? May 28, 2018 Listen Download
Why Do We Dream? May 21, 2018 Listen Download
Can We Use Chemistry to Bake the Perfect Cake? May 14, 2018 Listen Download
Earworms and Static May 7, 2018 Listen Download
Behaving Better Online Apr 30, 2018 Listen Download
The Cooperative Species Apr 23, 2018 Listen Download
Bringing Schrodinger's Cat to Life Apr 16, 2018 Listen Download
Bonus Podcast: Death in Ice Valley Apr 16, 2018 Listen Download
Barbara McLintock Apr 9, 2018 Listen Download
D'Arcy Thompson Apr 2, 2018 Listen Download
The Far Future Mar 26, 2018 Listen Download
Why We Cut Men Mar 19, 2018 Listen Download
Iodine Mar 12, 2018 Listen Download
Phosphorus Mar 5, 2018 Listen Download
Lead Feb 26, 2018 Listen Download
The Power of Sloth Feb 19, 2018 Listen Download
Pain of Torture Feb 12, 2018 Listen Download
Controlling Pain Feb 5, 2018 Listen Download
Knowing Pain Jan 29, 2018 Listen Download
Seeing Pain Jan 22, 2018 Listen Download
Humphry Davy Jan 15, 2018 Listen Download
Lise Meitner Jan 9, 2018 Listen Download
The Day the Earth Moved Jan 1, 2018 Listen Download
Maria Merian Dec 25, 2017 Listen Download
Alcuin of York Dec 18, 2017 Listen Download
Cheating the Atmosphere Dec 11, 2017 Listen Download
Better Brains Dec 4, 2017 Listen Download
Black Hole and Sonic Weapons - Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry Nov 21, 2017 Listen Download
Poles and Spin Nov 20, 2017 Listen Download
Balloon and Memory Nov 13, 2017 Listen Download
Balloons and Memory - The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry Nov 13, 2017 Listen Download
Cats and Itch – The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry Nov 6, 2017 Listen Download
Bacteria and Blood – The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry Oct 30, 2017 Listen Download
Sydney Brenner: A Revolutionary Biologist Oct 23, 2017 Listen Download
SOS Snail Oct 16, 2017 Listen Download
Indian Science – The Colonial Legacy Oct 9, 2017 Listen Download
India's Ancient Science Oct 2, 2017 Listen Download
Africa’s Great Green Wall Sep 25, 2017 Listen Download
Internet of Things Sep 18, 2017 Listen Download
Dark Side of the World Wide Web Sep 11, 2017 Listen Download
The Origin of the Internet Sep 4, 2017 Listen Download
Silicon - The World's Building Block Aug 28, 2017 Listen Download
The Day the Sun Went Dark Aug 21, 2017 Listen Download
Carbon - the backbone of life Aug 14, 2017 Listen Download
And then there was Li Aug 7, 2017 Listen Download
Oxygen: The breath of Life Aug 1, 2017 Listen Download
Mercury - Chemistry's Jekyll and Hyde Jul 24, 2017 Listen Download
Eating Well in Lyon: Healthy Diets to prevent Bowel Cancer Jul 17, 2017 Listen Download
Catching Prostate Cancer Early in Trinidad Jul 10, 2017 Listen Download
The USA’s Deadly Racial Divide: Black Women & Breast Cancer Jul 3, 2017 Listen Download
Screening and Treating Cervical Cancer in Tanzania Jun 26, 2017 Listen Download
Taking On Tobacco - Lung Cancer in Uruguay Jun 21, 2017 Listen Download
Dying in Comfort in Mongolia Jun 16, 2017 Listen Download
Can Robots be Truly Intelligent? Jun 5, 2017 Listen Download
Robots - More Human than Human? May 29, 2017 Listen Download
History of the Rise of the Robots May 22, 2017 Listen Download
Quantum Supremacy May 15, 2017 Listen Download
Re-engineering Life May 8, 2017 Listen Download
Hunting for Life on Mars May 1, 2017 Listen Download
Lifechangers: Charles Bolden Apr 24, 2017 Listen Download
Lifechangers: Neil deGrasse Tyson Apr 17, 2017 Listen Download
Lifechangers: George Takei Apr 10, 2017 Listen Download
The Bee All and End All Apr 6, 2017 Listen Download
Extending Embryo Research Mar 27, 2017 Listen Download
The Split Second Decision Mar 20, 2017 Listen Download
Human Hibernation Mar 13, 2017 Listen Download
Delivering Clean Air Mar 3, 2017 Listen Download
Make Me a Cyborg Feb 27, 2017 Listen Download
Singing and Navigating – The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry Feb 21, 2017 Listen Download
Left-handedness – The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry Feb 13, 2017 Listen Download
Moon -The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry Feb 6, 2017 Listen Download
Weight and Strength - The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry Jan 30, 2017 Listen Download
Nothing - The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry Jan 23, 2017 Listen Download
Sesame Open Jan 16, 2017 Listen Download
The Future of the Climate Deal Jan 9, 2017 Listen Download
Mesmerism and Parapsychology Jan 2, 2017 Listen Download
The Woman Who Tamed Lightning Dec 26, 2016 Listen Download
Testosterone: Elixir of Masculinity Dec 19, 2016 Listen Download
Making the Earth Move Dec 12, 2016 Listen Download
Origins of Human Culture Dec 5, 2016 Listen Download
Mind Reading Nov 28, 2016 Listen Download
Custom of Cutting Nov 21, 2016 Listen Download
The Inflamed Mind Nov 14, 2016 Listen Download
The City that Fell into the Earth Nov 7, 2016 Listen Download
The Sun King of China Oct 31, 2016 Listen Download
The Mars of the Mid-Atlantic Oct 24, 2016 Listen Download
Creating the Crick Oct 17, 2016 Listen Download
Black Holes: A Tale of Cosmic Death and Rebirth Oct 10, 2016 Listen Download
The Whale Menopause Oct 3, 2016 Listen Download
Reversing Parkinson's Sep 26, 2016 Listen Download
Space - The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry Sep 19, 2016 Listen Download
Fainting and Counting - The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry Sep 13, 2016 Listen Download
Traffic and Telephones - The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry Sep 5, 2016 Listen Download
Tea and Tears - The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry Aug 29, 2016 Listen Download
Hair - The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry Aug 22, 2016 Listen Download
China Science Rising Aug 15, 2016 Listen Download
The Power of Cute Aug 8, 2016 Listen Download
Failing Gracefully Aug 1, 2016 Listen Download
Going Lean: Health and the Toyota Way Jul 25, 2016 Listen Download
“Faster, Better, Cheaper” Jul 18, 2016 Listen Download
The Business of Failure Jul 12, 2016 Listen Download
Cleaning Up the Oceans Jul 4, 2016 Listen Download
Life on the East Asian Flyway - Part 4: The Arctic Jun 27, 2016 Listen Download
Life on the East Asian Flyway - Part Three: Yellow Sea North Jun 20, 2016 Listen Download
Life on the East Asian Flyway – Part Two: Yellow Sea South Jun 13, 2016 Listen Download
Life on the East Asian Flyway Jun 6, 2016 Listen Download
The Neglected Sense May 30, 2016 Listen Download
After Ebola May 23, 2016 Listen Download
Benefits of Bilingualism - Part Two May 16, 2016 Listen Download
Benefits of Bilingualism - Part One May 9, 2016 Listen Download
Our Unnatural Selection May 2, 2016 Listen Download
Margaret Cavendish Apr 25, 2016 Listen Download
Orgueil Meteorite Apr 18, 2016 Listen Download
The Horn Dilemma Apr 11, 2016 Listen Download
African Einsteins Apr 1, 2016 Listen Download
Feeding the World - Part Two Mar 28, 2016 Listen Download
Feeding the World - Part One Mar 21, 2016 Listen Download
Editing the Genome - Part Two Mar 14, 2016 Listen Download
Editing the Genome Mar 7, 2016 Listen Download
Einstein’s Ice Box Feb 29, 2016 Listen Download
Eels and Human Electricity Feb 22, 2016 Listen Download
Cornelis Drebbel Feb 15, 2016 Listen Download
El Nino Feb 8, 2016 Listen Download
An Infinite Monkey's Guide to General Relativity Feb 1, 2016 Listen Download
An Infinite Monkey's Guide to General Relativity Jan 25, 2016 Listen Download
Scotland’s Dolphins Jan 18, 2016 Listen Download
Nature's Numbers Jan 11, 2016 Listen Download
Nature's Numbers Jan 4, 2016 Listen Download
Future of Energy Dec 28, 2015 Listen Download
The Power of Equations Dec 21, 2015 Listen Download
Enceladus: A second genesis of life at Saturn? Dec 14, 2015 Listen Download
Humboldt - the Inventor of Nature Dec 7, 2015 Listen Download
Unbreathable: The Modern Problem of Air Pollution Nov 30, 2015 Listen Download
Future of Biodiversity Nov 23, 2015 Listen Download
Problems of Developing Drugs Nov 16, 2015 Listen Download
The Genetics of Intelligence Nov 9, 2015 Listen Download
How to Make an Awesome Surf Wave Nov 2, 2015 Listen Download
Lion Hunting in Africa Oct 26, 2015 Listen Download
The Infinite Monkey Cage USA Tour: San Francisco Oct 19, 2015 Listen Download
The Infinite Monkey Cage USA Tour: Chicago Oct 12, 2015 Listen Download
The Infinite Monkey Cage USA Tour: Los Angeles Oct 5, 2015 Listen Download
The Infinite Monkey Cage USA Tour: New York Sep 26, 2015 Listen Download
Life Changers - Didier Queloz Sep 21, 2015 Listen Download
Life Changers - Anita Sengupta Sep 14, 2015 Listen Download
Life Changers - Venki Ramakrishnan Sep 7, 2015 Listen Download
Life Changers - Kathryn Maitland Aug 31, 2015 Listen Download
Women on the ‘Problem with Science’ Aug 24, 2015 Listen Download
Truth about the Body Mass Index Aug 17, 2015 Listen Download
The Great Telescopes and Evolution Aug 10, 2015 Listen Download
The Colour Purple Jul 27, 2015 Listen Download
Maurice Wilkins Jul 20, 2015 Listen Download
James Watt and Steam Power Jul 13, 2015 Listen Download
Sounds Of Space: Deep Space Jul 6, 2015 Listen Download
Sounds of Space: The Solar System Jun 29, 2015 Listen Download
Future of European Science Jun 22, 2015 Listen Download
The Bone Wars Jun 15, 2015 Listen Download
Stephanie Shirley: Software Pioneer Jun 8, 2015 Listen Download
Origins of War Jun 1, 2015 Listen Download
What the Songbird Said May 25, 2015 Listen Download
Shedding Light on the Brain May 18, 2015 Listen Download
Future of Solar Energy May 11, 2015 Listen Download
Scotland's Forgotten Einstein, James Clerk Maxwell May 4, 2015 Listen Download
Science of Stammering Apr 27, 2015 Listen Download
Jane Francis Apr 20, 2015 Listen Download
The Teenage Brain: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore Apr 13, 2015 Listen Download
Matt Taylor Apr 6, 2015 Listen Download
John O'Keefe Mar 30, 2015 Listen Download
Does Money Make you Mean? Mar 23, 2015 Listen Download
Does Money Make you Mean? Mar 16, 2015 Listen Download
Finding Your Voice Mar 9, 2015 Listen Download
Placebo Problem Mar 2, 2015 Listen Download
Throwaway Society 2/2 Feb 23, 2015 Listen Download
Throwaway Society Feb 16, 2015 Listen Download
The Science of Smell Feb 9, 2015 Listen Download
The Life Scientific: Richard Fortey Feb 2, 2015 Listen Download
The Life Scientific: Margaret Boden on Artificial Intelligence Jan 26, 2015 Listen Download
Hot Gossip - Part Two Jan 19, 2015 Listen Download
Hot Gossip - Part One Jan 12, 2015 Listen Download
Virtual Therapy Jan 5, 2015 Listen Download
Animal Personality Dec 29, 2014 Listen Download
Can Maths Combat Terrorism? Dec 22, 2014 Listen Download
New Space to Fly Dec 15, 2014 Listen Download
Vagus Nerve Dec 8, 2014 Listen Download
Elspeth Garman Dec 1, 2014 Listen Download
Painful Medicine Nov 24, 2014 Listen Download
Chris Toumazou Nov 17, 2014 Listen Download
The Making of the Moon Nov 10, 2014 Listen Download
Trauma at War Nov 3, 2014 Listen Download
Trauma: The Fight for Life Oct 27, 2014 Listen Download
Brian Cox Oct 20, 2014 Listen Download
Urine Trouble: What’s in our Water Oct 13, 2014 Listen Download
Patients Doing It for Themselves Oct 6, 2014 Listen Download
Preventing Disease in Animals Sep 29, 2014 Listen Download
Beyond the Abyss Sep 22, 2014 Listen Download
Power Transmission Sep 15, 2014 Listen Download
Biosafety Sep 8, 2014 Listen Download
Mum and Dad and Mum Sep 1, 2014 Listen Download
Antibiotic Resistance Crisis - Part Two Aug 25, 2014 Listen Download
Antibiotic Resistance Crisis - Part One Aug 18, 2014 Listen Download
Cosmology Aug 11, 2014 Listen Download
Rosetta Mission Arriving At Comet Aug 4, 2014 Listen Download
Professor Sir Michael Rutter Jul 28, 2014 Listen Download
What has Happened to El Nino? Jul 21, 2014 Listen Download
Swarming Robots Jul 14, 2014 Listen Download
Anaesthesia Jul 7, 2014 Listen Download
Janet Hemingway Jun 30, 2014 Listen Download
Ageing and the Brain Jun 23, 2014 Listen Download
Driverless Cars Jun 16, 2014 Listen Download
Driverless Cars Jun 9, 2014 Listen Download
Taming the Sun Jun 2, 2014 Listen Download
Beauty and the Brain May 26, 2014 Listen Download
Alf Adams May 19, 2014 Listen Download
Mark Miodownik May 12, 2014 Listen Download
Sue Black May 5, 2014 Listen Download
Whatever Happened to Biofuels - Part Two Apr 28, 2014 Listen Download
Whatever Happened to Biofuels? Apr 21, 2014 Listen Download
Peter Higgs Apr 14, 2014 Listen Download
Vikram Patel Apr 7, 2014 Listen Download
Inside the Shark's Mind Mar 31, 2014 Listen Download
The Biology of Freedom Mar 24, 2014 Listen Download
Fructose: the Bittersweet Sugar Mar 17, 2014 Listen Download
Hack my Hearing Mar 10, 2014 Listen Download
Show me the Way to Go Home Mar 3, 2014 Listen Download
Saving the Oceans - Part Four Feb 24, 2014 Listen Download
Saving the Oceans - Part Three Feb 17, 2014 Listen Download
Saving the Oceans - Part Two Feb 10, 2014 Listen Download
Saving the Oceans - Part One Feb 3, 2014 Listen Download
Fixing Nitrogen Jan 27, 2014 Listen Download
Chronotypes Jan 20, 2014 Listen Download
Geoengineering Jan 13, 2014 Listen Download
The Return To Mawson's Antarctica - Part Four Jan 6, 2014 Listen Download
The Return to Mawson's Antarctica - Part Three Dec 30, 2013 Listen Download
The Return to Mawson's Antarctica - Part Two Dec 23, 2013 Listen Download
The Return to Mawson's Antarctica - Part One Dec 16, 2013 Listen Download
Self-Healing Materials Dec 9, 2013 Listen Download
The Power of the Unconscious Dec 2, 2013 Listen Download
Gut Microbiota Nov 25, 2013 Listen Download
Nirvana by Numbers Nov 18, 2013 Listen Download
Jenny Graves Nov 11, 2013 Listen Download
Mike Benton Nov 4, 2013 Listen Download
Joanna Haigh Oct 28, 2013 Listen Download
Russell Foster Oct 21, 2013 Listen Download
Ashes to Ashes Oct 14, 2013 Listen Download
Ashes to Ashes Oct 7, 2013 Listen Download
Fracking for Shale Gas Sep 30, 2013 Listen Download
The Future of Navigation Sep 23, 2013 Listen Download
Deep Down Inside Sep 16, 2013 Listen Download
E-cigarettes Sep 9, 2013 Listen Download
Raising Allosaurus Sep 2, 2013 Listen Download
CERN and Science in Africa Aug 26, 2013 Listen Download
The Story of SARS, Part Two Aug 19, 2013 Listen Download
The Story of SARS, Part One Aug 12, 2013 Listen Download
Crossrail: Tunnelling under London Aug 5, 2013 Listen Download
Oxytocin Jul 29, 2013 Listen Download
Forecasting Earthquakes Jul 22, 2013 Listen Download
Plate Tectonics and Life Jul 15, 2013 Listen Download
Quorum Sensing Jul 8, 2013 Listen Download
Build Me a Brain Jul 1, 2013 Listen Download
Solar Max Jun 24, 2013 Listen Download
Amoret Whitaker Jun 17, 2013 Listen Download
Alan Watson Jun 10, 2013 Listen Download
On The Trail of the American Honeybee Jun 3, 2013 Listen Download
On the Trail of the American Honeybee 1/2 May 27, 2013 Listen Download
Deep Sea Vents May 20, 2013 Listen Download
After Sandy May 13, 2013 Listen Download
The Crying Game May 6, 2013 Listen Download
A Trip Around Mars - Part Two Apr 29, 2013 Listen Download
A Trip Around Mars with Kevin Fong - Part One Apr 22, 2013 Listen Download
Noel Sharkey Apr 15, 2013 Listen Download
Annette Karmiloff-Smith on toddlers and TV Apr 8, 2013 Listen Download
Premiership Science Apr 1, 2013 Listen Download
What If... We could stay young forever? 3/3 Mar 18, 2013 Listen Download
What If... We could stay young forever? 2/3 Mar 11, 2013 Listen Download
What If... We could stay young forever? 1/3 Mar 4, 2013 Listen Download
What If... We could all become cyborgs? Feb 25, 2013 Listen Download
Sexual Nature 3/3 Feb 18, 2013 Listen Download
Sexual Nature 2/3 Feb 11, 2013 Listen Download
Sexual Nature 1/3 Feb 4, 2013 Listen Download
Quantum Biology Jan 28, 2013 Listen Download
The ENCODE Project Jan 21, 2013 Listen Download
John Gurdon Jan 14, 2013 Listen Download
Jared Diamond Jan 7, 2013 Listen Download
The Life Scientific: Andrea Sella - Chemist Dec 31, 2012 Listen Download
Why do women outlive men Dec 24, 2012 Listen Download
Piltdown Man Dec 17, 2012 Listen Download
Particle Physics Dec 10, 2012 Listen Download
Last Man, First Scientist on the Moon Dec 3, 2012 Listen Download
Hallucination 2/2 Nov 26, 2012 Listen Download
Hallucination 1/2 Nov 19, 2012 Listen Download
The Age We Made Nov 12, 2012 Listen Download
The Age We Made - Part 3 Nov 5, 2012 Listen Download
The Age We Made - Part 2 Oct 29, 2012 Listen Download
The Age We Made - Part 1 Oct 22, 2012 Listen Download
End of Drug Discovery Oct 15, 2012 Listen Download
End of Drug Discovery Oct 8, 2012 Listen Download
The sound of deafness Sep 24, 2012 Listen Download
Darwin's Tunes Sep 17, 2012 Listen Download
Frankenstein's Moon Sep 10, 2012 Listen Download
Episode 3 Sep 7, 2012 Listen Download
The Life Scientific : Lloyd Peck - Antarctic Scientist Sep 3, 2012 Listen Download
Episode 2 Aug 31, 2012 Listen Download
The Life Scientific : Barbara Sahakian - Neuroscientist Aug 27, 2012 Listen Download
Episode 1 Aug 17, 2012 Listen Download
Saving the Ganges River Dolphin Aug 13, 2012 Listen Download
Nasa's Curiosity robot lands on Mars Aug 6, 2012 Listen Download
Future Flight: Prog 2 of 2 Jul 30, 2012 Listen Download
Future Flight: Prog 1 of 2 Jul 23, 2012 Listen Download
Artificial Photosynthesis Jul 16, 2012 Listen Download

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