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    BBC Radio 4

    BBC Radio 4, a speech station for curious minds.

  • Logo of radio station BBC Radio 4 LW

    BBC Radio 4 LW

    BBC Radio 4, a speech station for curious minds.

  • Logo of the podcast How to Vaccinate the World

    How to Vaccinate the World

    Scientists are racing to create a vaccine to end the Covid-19 pandemic.But creating a workable vaccine is just the start. Tim Harford is your guide to this epic global undertaking.

  • Logo of the podcast Blossom Trees and Burnt Out Cars

    Blossom Trees and Burnt Out Cars

    Talia Randall meets the radical ramblers and activist gardeners who are opening up nature to everyone.

  • Logo of the podcast CrowdScience

    CrowdScience

    We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.

  • Logo of the podcast DeepMind: The Podcast

    DeepMind: The Podcast

    Get the inside story of how AI is being created and uncover the extraordinary ways artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming our world. In the highly-praised, award-nominated "DeepMind: The Podcast", mathematician and broadcaster Hannah Fry goes behind the scenes of world-leading research lab DeepMind to find out how AI can benefit our lives and the society we live in. The first season explores the link between neuroscience and AI, the importance of games, and building safe AI. Now in its second season, Hannah uncovers how AI is accelerating science in critical areas, takes an in-depth look at building artificial general intelligence (AGI), and so much more.

  • Logo of the podcast Reasonable Doubts Podcast

    Reasonable Doubts Podcast

    Reasonable Doubts takes an informative and humorous look at religion from a freethinking perspective; offering news and commentary of interest to skeptics, atheists, agnostics, humanists, courageous religious believers looking for a challenge and freethinkers of all persuasions. In addition to interviewing the top minds in skepticism (former guests include Christopher Hitchens, Susan Jacoby, Paul Kurtz, Edward Tabash, DJ Grothe) RD offers regular segments on counter-apologetics, biblical criticism, creationism intelligent design and church state issues. RD also examines the psychology of religion, reviewing recent and exciting research you won't hear about anywhere else. Tune in for a hard-hitting critique of religion balanced by plenty of humor, a fair-minded attitude and a commitment to critical thinking. Check out our website at doubtcast.org for information, episode links or to email questions, comments and challenges. Reasonable Doubts...for those who won't just take things on fai

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    Say Why To Drugs

    The internet is full of misinformation about recreational drugs - both legal and illegal. Dr Suzi Gage, a psychologist interested in understanding associations between substance use and mental health, tackles one substance per episode - providing information about what we know - the harms, but also potential benefits of these substances. There's no hype, no spin and no judgement, just information. In the first series, she is in conversation with rapper Scroobius Pip.

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    Science Weekly

    Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Science Weekly podcast will now explore some of the crucial scientific questions about Covid-19. Led by its usual hosts  Ian Sample,  Hannah Devlin and  Nicola Davis, as well as the Guardian's health editor Sarah Boseley, we’ll be taking questions – some sent by you – to experts on the frontline of the global outbreak. Send us your questions here:  theguardian.com/covid19questions

  • Logo of the podcast The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry

    The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry

    Science sleuths Dr Adam Rutherford and Dr Hannah Fry investigate everyday mysteries sent by listeners.

  • Logo of the podcast The Gene Gap: Common threads

    The Gene Gap: Common threads

    Gene editing technologies have the power to change life as we know it. So why aren’t more people involved in conversations about how we should use it? This was the central question of the Guardian's Gene Gap project. And the key motivation for this new podcast series, which features five different communities around the UK and the conversations they had about a technology that could, one day, allow us to rewrite our DNA

  • Logo of the podcast The Happiness Half Hour

    The Happiness Half Hour

    Hack your happiness: simple strategies proven by science.

  • Logo of the podcast What Planet Are We On? ...with Liz Bonnin

    What Planet Are We On? ...with Liz Bonnin

    Offering solutions and practical tips as well as hearing from experts, campaigners and well-known names. Liz Bonnin and the team explore the impacts of climate change.

  • Logo of the podcast Where's My Jetpack?

    Where's My Jetpack?

    Will humans really colonise Mars one day? Will I ever ride my own hoverboard like Marty McFly? How long will it be until we can book holidays in space? Where's my jetpack? Back in the 1980s, TV and films promised us everything from jetpacks to flying cars and holidays in space - so what happened to those Space Age dreams? Every week, join space journalist and author, Sarah Cruddas and broadcaster Luke Moore for Where's My Jetpack? Each episode, we look into a different piece of retrofuturistic technology that never was, to find out if these brilliant inventions are still just science fiction or, by looking in the right places, may be just around the corner. New episodes released every Thursday. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Logo of the podcast 39 Ways to Save the Planet

    39 Ways to Save the Planet

    BBC Radio Four, in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society, presents 39 ideas to relieve the stress that climate change is exerting on the planet.

  • Logo of the podcast A Neuroscientist Explains

    A Neuroscientist Explains

    Former Observer columnist Dr Daniel Glaser delves into topical culture as seen through the lens of a neuroscientist. Each episode, he takes one of his weekly columns and digs a little deeper, all with the help of former colleagues and neuroscientists from his research days

  • Logo of the podcast Waterlands

    Waterlands

    Immerse yourself in the sounds of the riverbank, crashing tides, wild marshes filled with birds and the underwater sounds of the humble pond as we bring to life our incredible wetlands - and reveal their power to shape our future for the better. Join nature expert and film maker Roxy Furman as she explores the wonders of our watery worlds and how wetlands have fed, inspired and transported us from countryside to city, source to sea. Dive beneath the surface of our wetlands through personal stories and conversations with experts to reveal an underwater jungle, the restorative powers of water, tonnes of carbon hidden underground, the things you never knew were lurking in your freshwater and why we need to think like beavers to solve our flood problem. Our wetlands bring us together across species and continents. They’re the source of life as we know it. Yet wetlands only cover about 6% of our planet [...]

  • Logo of the podcast 13 Minutes to the Moon

    13 Minutes to the Moon

    Epic stories of Nasa’s missions to the Moon. Season 1: the first Moon landing, Apollo 11. Season 2: the near disaster of Apollo 13. Presenter: Kevin Fong. Theme music: Hans Zimmer

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    Farming Today

    The latest news about food, farming and the countryside

  • Logo of the podcast The Infinite Monkey Cage

    The Infinite Monkey Cage

    Witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince.