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Explorations in the world of science.


27:06 | Apr 13th

How do you tell if someone is lying? When Richard Wiseman, Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, conducted a nationwide experiment to identify the tel...Show More

26:57 | Aug 28th, 2017

Silicon is literally everywhere in both the natural and built environment, from the dominance of silicate rocks in the earth crust, to ubiquitous sand in building materials and as the basis for glass....Show More
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on the cosmic ubiquity of silicon, from building materials to electronics and perhaps.... alien life forms????

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26:59 | May 8th, 2017

Synthetic biology, coming to a street near you. Engineers and biologists who hack the information circuits of living cells are already getting products to the market. Roland Pease meets the experts wh...Show More

27:33 | Aug 10th

Shark, bear and crocodile attacks tend to make the headlines but humans fall prey to a much wider variety of predators every year, from big cats and snakes, to wolves, hyenas and even eagles that’ve b...Show More

26:25 | Aug 3rd

Adam Rutherford celebrates the 20th anniversary of one of the most ambitious and revolutionary scientific endeavours of all time - the Human Genome Project. Its scope and scale was breath-taking, set...Show More
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