5 Live Science Podcast

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5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.

The mailbag was bulging, so we dived in to answer your science questions this week. Including how many calories you'd find in a human brain, why methane's a worse greenhouse gas than CO2, and the claim that MI5 phoned up the makers of a James Bond movie for advice on making a special agent gadget.


Tags: dr chris smith, science & medicine, natural sciences, rhod sharp science, ricky gervais

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Dealing with Dogma Sept. 18, 2022
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The Human Microbiome Sept. 13, 2022
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5 live Science Aug. 14, 2022
Dr Chris Smith discovers why you might want to reintroduce a species into the wild.
5 live Science Aug. 7, 2022
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5 Live Science July 24, 2022
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Ghost Pond Resurrection July 10, 2022
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists with science news stories and analysis.
Chris Smith is joined by Julia Ravey to examine how emerging infections can spread.
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AD FAB May 15, 2022
We look at the first pig heart transplant and the science of advertising.
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