5 Live Science Podcast

5 Live Science Podcast

BBC Radio 5 live

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

Categories: Science & Medicine

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We look at the science behind cutting covid isolation to 5 days Vets declare the largest ever outbreak of bird flu across Europe, but why now and how should we respond… We’re looking into the microscopic world of nanotechnology: the science of the very small, including the incredible story of the sword of Damascus; it turns out that the blacksmiths of centuries ago knew a thing or two about carbon nanotubes and how to make metal incredibly tough.

Previous episodes

  • 825 - The Sword of Damascus, cutting covid isolation 
    Sun, 16 Jan 2022
  • 824 - This week Dr Chris looks at a century since insulin, how hedgehogs gave us MRSA, and more 
    Sun, 09 Jan 2022
  • 823 - Good News Science Stories from 2021 
    Sun, 02 Jan 2022
  • 822 - A Christmas Quandary 
    Sun, 19 Dec 2021
  • 821 - Life in plastic, is it fantastic? 
    Sun, 12 Dec 2021
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