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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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Location:

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

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

Time

7/20/2018
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In this special episode, Jonathan talks to theoretical physicist and author of The Order of Time, Carlo Rovelli about time and whether it's a human illusion or not.

Duration:00:53:40

Language and Cognition & The Evolution of Skin

7/14/2018
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Jonathan talks to Nina Jablonski about the Evolution of human skin and Lera Boroditsky tells us about how our language affects how we think.

Duration:00:52:19

Living Forever & Brain Stimulation for Criminals

7/7/2018
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Jonathan talks to CEO of Juvenescence, Gregory Bailey about human longevity and Professor Olivia Choy tells us about brain stimulation and how it might curb violent crime

Duration:00:55:09

Éirloop & Electroconvulsive Therapy

6/30/2018
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Jonathan talks to Nina Kanti from Éirloop about Ireland's entry to Space X's Hyperloop competition and Professor Declan Mc Laughlin talks about Electroconvulsive Therapy

Duration:00:47:52

Arguing robots & Chasing Men on Fire

6/23/2018
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Jonathan talks with Chris Reed about argument technology & its implications for AI before exploring the genetics of pain with Stephen Waxman, with Shane and Lara on new

Duration:00:44:28

Life & Death in Cities & The Importance of Materials

6/16/2018
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Jonathan talks to Brenna Hassett about how living in cities has changed our species and Mark Miodownik tells us about the wonderful world of materials

Duration:00:51:09

Cheltenham Science Festival, Weird Brains & Plankton

6/8/2018
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Futureproof is at the Cheltenham Science Festival for a special episode bringing you all the highlights from this year's event.

Duration:00:58:11

Evolution of Language & Ireland's Astronaut in Training

6/2/2018
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Jonathan talks to Professor Mark Pagel about the evolution of language & Ireland's astronaut in training, Dr. Norah Patten. Lana Salmon & Jennifer Cleary are on newsround

Duration:00:49:06

Why We Fight & Recommender Systems

5/19/2018
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Jonathan talks to Dr. Mike Martin about his book Why We Fight: The Cognitive Basis for War and Dr. Mick Kerrigan tells us about recommender systems.

Duration:00:55:50