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Teaching your fingers to see

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An evening with Simon Mayo and Itch

18 May 13

Our dynamic Sun

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The quantum Universe

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Creation: the origins and future of life

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The race to be the ‘cell therapy nation’

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Project sunshine: how science can use the Sun to fuel and feed the world

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Strange material

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The Universe within

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A down to Earth guide to the cosmos

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The particle at the end of the Universe

15 Jan 13

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How the Internet works

21 Nov 12

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20 Nov 12

The fear of science

13 Nov 12

Gravity's engines: The other side of black holes

8 Nov 12

The science of fear

6 Nov 12

Family Fun Day: In deep water

3 Nov 12

Searching for aliens

31 Oct 12

Imagination: The door to identity

26 Oct 12

The spark of life

16 Oct 12

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6 Oct 12

Design for life

4 Oct 12

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28 Sep 12

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11 Jul 12

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Probability does not exist. Probably

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26 Apr 12

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23 Feb 12

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15 Feb 12

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4 Feb 12

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16 Nov 11

1+1=3

15 Nov 11

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8 Jun 11

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4 Jun 11

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24 May 11

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6 May 11

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5 May 11

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23 Feb 11

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19 Jan 11

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1 Nov 10

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Blooming Snapdragons

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The Climate Files; The battle for the truth about global warming

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Flavour - the mystery sense

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Family fun day (Kitchen chemistry)

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5 Feb 10

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Ice, mud and blood

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Superstition: belief in the age of science

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An evening with Carol Vordermann

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19 Jan 09

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25 Nov 08

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10 Nov 08

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4 Nov 08

Use and abuse: science under the Nazi regime

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Depicting movement: patterns in the brain

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Murder in Mayfair

20 Oct 08

The cosmic childhood

16 Oct 08

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9 Oct 08

What on earth happened?

7 Oct 08

The fiction lab

6 Oct 08

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25 Sep 08

Sowing the seed

23 Sep 08

Greener by design

17 Sep 08

Volcanoes as agents for global change?

15 Sep 08

The English Surgeon

11 Sep 08

The fiction lab

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Plagues and people: planning for pandemics

23 Mar 06

Oxidative stress and cardiovascular disease: the enemy within

17 Mar 06

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10 Mar 06

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3 Mar 06

Can technology save the planet?

24 Feb 06

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22 Feb 06

GM: what's all the fuss about?

17 Feb 06

Green houses for the future

15 Feb 06

Are you comfortably numb?

12 Feb 06

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8 Jul 05

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Complexity in nature: from patterns to chaos

19 Oct 04

The Big Bang

14 Oct 04

Headline debate

13 Oct 04

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DNA missiles

7 Oct 04

Fuel for thought: engines without moving parts

6 Oct 04

Magic stones

5 Oct 04

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4 Oct 04

Is the passage of time an illusion? A philosopher's view

30 Sep 04

Space for the terrified!!!

29 Sep 04

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The ingredients of language

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14 Sep 04

Kiss and tell: breaking the silence on sexual health

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Parkinson's disease: current treatment, future hope

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The Limits of Human Performance

20 May 04

Stress, Health and Happiness

27 Feb 04

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RI is Fab!

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