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Jonathan McCrea brings you the latest developments from the world of Science and Technology from robotics in warfare to artificial life forms and beyond. Every Saturday from 12pm - 1pm.

Jonathan McCrea brings you the latest developments from the world of Science and Technology from robotics in warfare to artificial life forms and beyond. Every Saturday from 12pm - 1pm.
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Dublin, Ireland

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Jonathan McCrea brings you the latest developments from the world of Science and Technology from robotics in warfare to artificial life forms and beyond. Every Saturday from 12pm - 1pm.

Language:

English

Contact:

Newstalk HQ Marconi House Digges Lane Dublin 2 1890 453106


Episodes

Should we Eradicate Mosquitoes?

11/17/2018
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Delphine Thizy of Target Malaria on how we could and should use genetic editing to limit mosquito populations. Newsround with Shane Bergin & Philip Smyth

Duration:00:40:01

Futureproof Gold: The Flash Crash

11/17/2018
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Andrew Zolli tells Jonathan the unbelievable story of The Flash Crash

Duration:00:26:43

Accounting for Taste & The Fate of the Earth

11/10/2018
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Jonathan speaks to Adam Frank, Astrophysicist & author about the fate of our planet. Plus Professor Charles Spence on the science of taste.

Duration:00:45:13

The End of the Universe & Psychogenic Death

11/3/2018
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Jonathan talks to Paul Sutter about what will become of the Universe in the distant future and John leach tells us about the puzzling phenomenon of psychogenic death

Duration:00:52:03

Decoding The Brain & Octopuses

10/20/2018
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Saul Kato tells us about his amazing research into brain function and Peter Godfrey-Smith on the amazing world of the octopus. Shane Bergin and Ruth Freeman are on news

Duration:00:52:24

Innate Traits & Twitterbots

10/13/2018
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Jonathan talks to Kevin Mitchel about his new book Innate: How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We Are and Tony Veale tells us about the weird world of Twitterbots

Duration:00:51:35

The Most Mysterious Star & Olfactory Receptors

10/6/2018
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Tabetha Boyajian on the most mysterious star in the universe, Tabby's Star & Jennifer Pluznick talks about the surprisingly fascinating science of Olfactory Receptors

Duration:00:55:00

Interstellar Space Travel & Choice Blindness

9/29/2018
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Jonathan speaks to Petter Johansson about Choice Blindness. Frederic Marin on starting a colony outside of our solar system. Jessamyn Fairfield & Philip Smyth on news

Duration:00:48:36

Futureproof Archives: Northern Lights

9/25/2018
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Ahead of the upcoming IMRO awards we look back at some of our award winning episodes. In this podcast from the archives Jonathan heads North to see the Aurora Borealis

Duration:00:43:22

The Poison Squad & Star Trek Biology

9/22/2018
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Deborah Blum tells us about her fascinating book The Poison Squad, Mohamed Noor tells us all about the biology of Star Trek & Ruth Freeman & Philip Smith are on newsround

Duration:00:48:39

Saving ugly animals & the science behind selflessness

9/15/2018
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Join Jonathan as he learns about the neuroscience behind altruism, how we can help save the ugly animals & the latest science news with Jessamyn Fairfield & Annie Curtis

Duration:00:50:15

Schrodinger 75 Special

9/8/2018
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This special podcast brings you interviews from the Schrodinger 75 conference, including Nobel Laureate Bernard Feringa talking about nano cars & how to heal the brain

Duration:01:01:01

Poo Transplants & Planetary Atmospheres

8/31/2018
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Jonathan talks to Paul O'Toole about Faecal Transplants and Dave Brain tells us about Planetary Atmospheres. Jessamyn Fairlfield and Ruth Freeman are on news round.

Duration:00:52:39

Flying to the Sun & Culture Driven Evolution

8/25/2018
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This week Jonathan looks at NASA's new mission to the sun with Ethan Siegel and explores how our culture shaped human evolution with Kevin Laland

Duration:00:51:04

Soft Robots & Subsurface Microbes

8/18/2018
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Jonathan talks to Jonathan Rossiter about Soft Robots and Karen Lloyd talks about the amazingly slow lives of subsurface microbes.

Duration:00:49:33

Futureproof Archives: The Meg - Megalodon

8/14/2018
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Jonathan separates the science from the science fiction with palaeontologist David Hone

Duration:00:10:12

Mass Extinctions & The Science of the Voice

8/10/2018
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This week Jonathan talks to Lauren Sallan about Mass Extinctions and Rébecca Kleinberger tells us about the science of your voice.

Duration:00:50:45

Futureproof Archives: Parasites

8/4/2018
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On this bonus podcast we delve into the archive to find out about the weird world of parasites and Toxoplasma gondii in particular

Duration:00:12:18

Lessons From The Lobster & Graphene

8/4/2018
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Jonathan speaks to Charlotte Nassim about what lobster stomachs can teach us about the human brain and Valeria Nicolosi talks about the wonder material graphene

Duration:00:51:44

Evolution's Bite, The Synthetic Age & Prosthetic Memory

7/25/2018
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Jonathan talks to Peter Ungar about the evolution of teeth. Christopher Preston on why we're entering the synthetic age & Robert Hampson on the prosthetic memory system

Duration:00:46:35