Science Hour

Science news and highlights of the week from BBC World Service. The Science Hour is a weekly digest of our science programmes Discovery, Click, Health Check and Science in Action.

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El Nino; Mind Reading Robotics;Colour Constancy
El Nino is a weather event that happens every five years yet it is hard to predict; Controlling a robotic arm through the power of intention alone; Colour Constancy; Why don't snakes have legs? Shedding light on the btain; Music in the genes.
Dátum: 2015-05-23 Idő: 23:00:00
Gene Seasonality;HIV; Cyber Archaeology
Gene Seasonality;Truth About AIDS; Creatures who don’t need to eat,Genes and seasonal immunity; Truth About AIDS; Creatures who don’t need to eat, Ancient artefacts reconstructed online in 3D; Can perovskites transform solar power? Chemosynthesis ; OneZoom Tree of Life.
Dátum: 2015-05-16 Idő: 23:00:00
Earthquake; Vanuatu; Materials provenance
Nepalearthquake update;Vanuatu, collecting data using a smartphone app; Materials provenance; Invisibilit; Truth about AIDS; Mistakes in science.
Dátum: 2015-05-09 Idő: 23:00:00
Nepal earthquake, global surgery, stammering, bees scare elephants
Health consequences of Nepal earthquake, lack of access to surgery, understanding stammering, elephants are scared of bees
Dátum: 2015-05-02 Idő: 23:59:00
Drug resistant malaria; Moore’s Law; Healthy Guts
Artemisinin resistant malaria in Africa, Can Moore’s Law be beaten with the likes of DNA computers?; Healthy Guts; Superfast computer-led trading; Oldest known cave paintings; Healthy guts; Jane Francis; Safe Landing for Drones.
Dátum: 2015-04-25 Idő: 23:59:00
Hubble; Robots; Einstein’s and teenage brains
25 years of Hubble telescope; Guiding and cooking robots; Octopus movement; Einstein’s and teenage brains; The fate of Madagascan rosewood
Dátum: 2015-04-18 Idő: 23:00:00
Concussion; Inbred gorillas; Catastrophic forgetting
Concussion in sport; Scientists have discovered inbreeding has actually benefitted mountain gorillas; Why computers forget; Rosetta - nail-biting decisions; Ultra Haptics
Dátum: 2015-04-11 Idő: 23:00:00
Large Hadron Collider; Drones; Robots
Large Hadron Collider reboot; Drones to survey biodiversity; Non-human robots; Sex in numbers; Ants on spacestation; John O’Keefe, winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine; James Parr discusses the idea of amateur astronomers and 3D printing of his ultrascope.
Dátum: 2015-04-04 Idő: 22:05:00
Ebola, food fraud; Virtual reality
Ebola one year on; Horsemeat passed off as beef and lamb;Experimenting with your senses of self using virtual reality;Dutee Chand Appeal; Imroving eyesight;Iceland genetics ; Coral Reefs; Giant Salamaders
Dátum: 2015-03-29 Idő: 15:05:00
Farming African Wet Savannah
Is farming the African wet Savannah for supplementary, and alternative regions to grow crops and biofuel possible?; Affordable Dialysis Prize Announced; Solar Eclipse: and why the corona, the fiery crown around the orb is a great deal hotter than the sun itself; Scientists have 3D printed a sports car; Does money make you mean - the impact wealth has on our moral behaviour; We also hear from Bangladesh and trials of a mobile phone based system to help health workers track their patients.
Dátum: 2015-03-22 Idő: 15:05:00