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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Description:

Jonathan McCrea brings you the latest developments from the world of Science and Technology from robotics in warfare to artificial lifeforms and beyond.

Language:

English

Contact:

Newstalk HQ Marconi House Digges Lane Dublin 2 1890 453106


Episodes

The Science of Happiness, Mark Stevenson and newsround

9/16/2017
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Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen as well as Mark Stevenson.

Duration: 00:48:19


Why we stick out our tongues and a body farm in Florida

8/26/2017
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We heard why we stick out our tongues when we are concentrating. We also learned about a new body farm in Florida, centuries old maths, nanocars and an update on Cassini

Duration: 00:52:30


Creating the Dadbot & the genes that affect personality

8/12/2017
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We spoke to James Vlahos (Wired) about recreating his late fathers memories by making a chat or Dadbot & we discussed the various genes that may affect our personalities

Duration: 00:48:30


Music and maths and the science of a successful brain

8/5/2017
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Shane O'Meara, TCD Neuroscientist told us how to be better at making decisions and Mathematician Marcus Du Sautoy talked about the link between music and maths.

Duration: 00:49:38


The search for the Viviparous Lizard & 'The Farthest'

7/21/2017
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The Irish Wildlife Trust talked about the Viviparous Lizard plus Emer Reynolds, Director of new movie'The Farthest' talked about the voyager mission and the golden record

Duration: 00:52:32


Animals adapt to Urban environments and Reverse Ageing

7/14/2017
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Biologist & Broadcaster Simon Watt told us how animals like the black capped warbler are adapting to urban environments & we spoke to Dr Michael Fossel about Telomerase.

Duration: 00:47:43


Science of Volcanoes and do first impressions count?

6/2/2017
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We heard about new research on Campi Flegrei Caldera and spoke to Alexander Tordorv about his book Face Value: The Irresistible Influence of First Impressions.

Duration: 00:52:49


The Science of Music, Newsround.

10/15/2016
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51 mins. Newsround with Lara Dungan & Ian Brunswick. Inside the brain of Sting and how music helps co-operation.

Duration: 00:51:04


Beyond Rosetta, Cannibalism Inside U, Clowns, Newsround

10/8/2016
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53 mins: Newsround with Lara Dungan & Shane Bergin. Science Communication & Beyond Rosetta with Mark McCaughrean. Autophagy with Luke O'Neill.

Duration: 00:53:42


When Machines Rule The World

10/1/2016
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48 mins: Future of War & AI with Peter Singer. How Quantum Computing Works with Eric Ladzinsky. Future of Financial Markets and the Flash Crash with Andrew Zolli.

Duration: 00:48:56


The Science of the Dead Special

9/23/2016
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39 mins: David Lubarsky on Lethal Injections. Dr Death Simon Watt on Medieval Medicine. Mummification with Tom Booth.

Duration: 00:39:02


Hacking Medicine, Searching for Aliens, Newsround

9/17/2016
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43 mins: Newsround with Jessamyn Fairfield and Shane Bergin. Hacking Medicine with Khalil Ramadi;. Aliens: Science From The Other Side with Jim Al-Khalili.

Duration: 00:43:13


Finding Philae, Finishing Rosetta, Saving Pandas, News

9/10/2016
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60 mins: Newsround with Jessamyn Fairfield & Joseph Roche. The Rosetta Mission & Finding Philae with Matt Taylor. Saving Pandas & Conservation with James Borrell.

Duration: 01:00:49


Futureproof Space Exploration Special

9/2/2016
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46 mins: Surviving the Mars Simulator with Jocelyn Dunn. Voyager Interstellar Mission with Chris Reilly. Building Space Rockets with Amber Gell.

Duration: 00:46:06


I Contain Multitudes, Robot First-Responders, Newsround

8/27/2016
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46 mins: Newsround with Shane Bergin & Jessamyn Fairfield. Microbes Within Us with Ed Yong. Automation of Disaster Scene Response with Michael Madden.

Duration: 00:46:46


Science and the City, The Silk Road, Newsround

8/20/2016
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41 mins: Newsround with Shane Bergin & Emma Teeling. Science and the City with Laurie Winkless. The Silk Road with Aaron Rogan.

Duration: 00:41:24


The Female Orgasm, Neuroscience and Justice, Newsround

8/13/2016
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42 mins: Newsround with Ian Brunswick & Ian Brunswick. The Female Orgasm with Elizabeth Loyd, Science of Crime & Justice with Joshua Greene.

Duration: 00:42:35


Peak v Pure Performance, Blood of Life & Newsround

8/6/2016
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49 mins: Newsround with Jessamyn Fairfield & Shane Bergin. Roger Pielke on The Edge: The War Against Cheating and Corruption in Sports. Life Blood with William Murphy.

Duration: 00:49:02


The Futureproof (Science of) Sex Show

7/30/2016
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Inter-Sex & Re-assessing Gender with Alice Dreger. Plant Sex with John Warren. Statistics of Sex with David Spiegelhalter.

Duration: 00:44:16


Dinosaur & De-Extinction Special

7/23/2016
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46 mins: Bringing Back the Wooly Mammoth with Beth Shapiro. Bringing Back Dinosaurs with Jack Horner. Finding the Biggest Dinosaur with Diego Pol

Duration: 00:46:11

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