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Alice Waters: My life in five dishes

Alice Waters is one of America’s most influential chefs and food writers. In the 1970s she led a food...

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The impact of COVID vaccines, how to fly a helicopter on Mars and the educational cost of lockdown.

Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists look into whether the COVID vaccines are making a difference and when pubs...

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From Solicitor to Sculptor: Simon Gudgeon in Dorset BBC Radio 4
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From Solicitor to Sculptor: Simon Gudgeon in Dorset

Simon Gudgeon is one of our leading sculptors, but he didn't practice his art until his mid 40s. He'd worked as a...

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How to Halve Emissions by 2030

The COP26 conference in Glasgow in November is going to be a very important moment in tackling climate change. We are...

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SC EP:737 I Quit Hunting After That Day

Ted who comes to us from Idaho, he had several strange incidents happen to him over the years. In 2003 Ted and his...

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The Artifact: The Macuahuitl

In this episode of STBYM’s The Artifact, Robert discusses the Mesoamerican weapon known as the Macuahuitl......

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The Halo, Part 1

From glowing rings to flaming sun discs, the halo takes many forms in religious iconography. Why do angels, saints,...

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Weirdhouse Cinema: Santo in the Treasure of Dracula

In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe dive into one of Mexican luchador El Santo's various horror cinema...

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The Halo, Part 2

From glowing rings to flaming sun discs, the halo takes many forms in religious iconography. Why do angels, saints,...

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The Future of Fertility

This week, the good news on vaccines for Covid-19, the helicopter taking to the sky on Mars, and the birds that make...

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Negative Control | Real Ghost Stories

Did some type of force take over the dialogue of a family leading them to say hurtful things of each other, with...

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Sarah Bridle on how changing our diet could help to save the planet

What would happen to our carbon emissions if we all went vegan? Astrophysicist, Sarah Bridle tells Jim Al-Khalili why...

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2b Trouble shooters: Cardiac CT and Cardiac MR

Episode 3 in our TWO B TROUBLE SHOOTERS series is CARDIAC IMAGING - Cardiac CT and Cardiac MR with Dr Ben Ariff,...

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Covid-19: why are we feeling burnt out?

It’s getting towards a year since the UK first went into lockdown. That’s almost 12 months of...

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#7 Speed

From the quickest animal in the world to the fastest supercomputer, this episode is all about speed. Opening with the...

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The maths and magic of shuffling

We all have our favoured methods of shuffling cards, but most of us don't think any more about it once we've started...

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Is the Free Radical Theory of Aging Wrong?

In the 1990s we thought we’d identified the root cause of aging: nasty molecules called free radicals that...

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Sourdough love stories

A spongy collection of flour, water, wild yeasts and bacteria may seem an unlikely object of affection, but some...

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Oscar winner Gareth Ellis-Unwin on his local riverside route in Berkshire BBC Radio 4
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Oscar winner Gareth Ellis-Unwin on his local riverside route in Berkshire

The Oscar winning producer of The King’s Speech, Gareth Ellis-Unwin, takes Clare on one of his regular rambles...

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Mixing vaccines, capturing the 99th element, and the sex lives of crickets

Chris Berrow from the Naked Scientists round up the latest science news.

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SC EP:732 Physical Effects And Symptoms

I will be inviting Ken to the show and he had an encounter in 1962 in Montana while hunting. Ken said “I...

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Searching for signs of past life on Mars with NASA’s Perseverance rover

February 2021 is an exciting month for Mars exploration, with three separate missions arriving at the red planet. In...

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Brain and Head Theft, Part 1

First they came for their heads. Then they came for their brains. In this Stuff to Blow Your Mind two-parter, Robert...

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How Do Axolotls Work?

These amphibians spend their entire lives in the water and can regrow any part of their body. Learn more about the...

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Learning In The Time Of COVID

What has happened to learning in the era of COVID-19? The pandemic is widening the educational gap between the most...

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The quark of the matter: what's really inside a proton?

The surprising structure of protons, and a method for growing small intestines for transplantation. In this...

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