The Climate Change Wars-This Week's Futureproof01/24/15
We speak to Climatologist Michael Mann who helped publish the infamous 'Hockey Stick Graph' for Climate Change. Plus there's all the week's science news.
Why Torture Never Works-This Week's Futureproof
This week we speak to Dr Shane O'Mara about the utter ineffectiveness of torture according to science. We hear about the slightly happy ending for Beagle 2 and lots more.
The Truth about Lie Detectors-This Week's Futureproof
We speak to the man behind a new lie detector method that could prove much more accurate. Plus the Antarctic Explorer who's turning his attention to Ireland's seas.
The many faces of science- The year on Futureproof
This week we take a look back at some of the interesting highlights of the year including the 'Man who can run forever', dead ducks and heated arguments about bones.
The whole incredible IVF journey on Futureproof
This week's Futureproof was a special edition of the show where we brought you the story of Lisa and Gary McMahon who's IVF journey we followed every step of the way.
Christmas on Futureproof
A wonderful show where Lisa and Gary present baby Nicholas. Over 14 months we had been following Lisa and Gary's IVF journey. Plus a live audience and a live Turkey.
Who started the Fire?- This week's Futureproof
We finish our series of sound stories all about the four elements with the most explosive of them; ‘Fire’ and we look at how safe the world is from Volcanoes.
What's in the water?
We continue our series of sound stories about the four elements as we look at ‘Water’ and more specifically the water we flush down the lavatory. Supported by the EPA.
Rats in Lingerie- This week's Futureproof
In science news we hear about research that saw female rats dressed in special jackets to see if they attracted male rats. Plus legendary food scientist Harold McGee.
This week's Futureproof
Saturday 29th November 2014
Alien species are living among us…
A new series of radio pieces dedicated to one of the four elements of Fire, Earth, Water and Air. This week we focus on Earth. Supported by the EPA.
Why do planes leave trails in the sky?
We begin a new series of radio pieces dedicated to one of the four elements of Fire, Earth, Water and Air. It's with thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency.
The scientist behind the chemistry on Breaking Bad
We speak to Organic Chemist Dr Donna Nelson who was the Chemistry adviser to the makers of Breaking Bad
Astronaut Greg Johnson-This week's Futureproof
We were delighted to have former NASA Astronaut Greg Johnson in studio to talk about life in 'zero-gravity'. Plus the man who has hacked his hearing aid to hear Wi-Fi.
D-Day for Rosetta Mission-This week's Futureproof
On Wednesday the European Space Agency will attempt to put the Rosetta space probe on the surface of a comet. We catch up with Matt Taylor, Rosetta Mission scientist.
Musical Savant-This week's Futureproof
We speak to Derek Amato who suffered a head injury and found that he could then play the piano like a professional. We also hear about the hidden 'Maths' in the Simpsons.
The science of Ghosts-This week's Futureproof
We speak to Dr Christopher French who is an Anomalistic Psychologist which means he looks at the psychology of the paranormal. Plus we discuss the science of blood.
The Baby Show-This Week's Futureproof
Jonathan is off having a baby; well his wife is having the baby. So this week on Futureproof we’ve put together a special show all about the science of babies!
Life after Death-This week's Futureproof
In the largest ever study of 'Life after Death' experiences Dr Sam Parnia presents startling evidence of life continuing after death.
The Truth about the Truth about Vaccines
This week on the show we speak to Dr Adam Finn about Vaccines and set the record straight about their safety. We also look at the 'illusion' of Free Will
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