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Science In Action

Science In Action

225 Episodes By BBC World Service www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p002vsn...
The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
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Science In Action
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More likely, more intense
Storm Daniel devastated the city of Derna in Libya a... more
Sep 21 2023 28m
Ancient Wooden Structure Discovered by Ancestors
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Deadly floods in Derna
Earlier this week the deadly Mediterranean cyclone, ... more
Sep 14 2023 26m
The Purpose of Dams in Flooding
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Returning to the North Pole
In September 2012 Arctic sea ice melted to its minim... more
Sep 7 2023 27m
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Drowning Coastal Ecosystems
Global sea levels are rising more than 3mm per year ... more
Aug 31 2023 28m
Marine Heat Waves
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Brain-computer interfaces
Advances in brain-computer interfaces have allowed p... more
Aug 24 2023 29m
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The science behind the Hawaii fire
Hawaii is still reeling from the devastating fires t... more
Aug 17 2023 29m
Hawaiian Rainfall Patterns and Climate Change
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Pandemic surveillance system at risk
ProMED is one of the most useful scientific tools yo... more
Aug 10 2023 26m
Antarctic Sea Ice and Climate Change
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Bird Flu is back
Science in Action returns to H5N1, the fast spreadin... more
Aug 3 2023 29m
Birds Invading Welsh Beaches
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Ocean current collapse
A large system of ocean currents known as the Atlant... more
Jul 27 2023 26m
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On the edge of a new volcano
For the third year running, Iceland’s Reykjanes peni... more
Jul 20 2023 26m
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Europe’s Heatwave Death Toll
As extreme heat returns to much of the world we hear... more
Jul 13 2023 26m
Challenges of Independent Conservation Science
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Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet
Record-breaking global temperatures are accelerating... more
Jul 6 2023 26m
Detecting Neutrinos With Ice Cube
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Preparing for crises
We have entered a “permacrisis”, an extended period ... more
Jun 29 2023 28m
Importance of Research in Crisis Management
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Human embryo models
Over the last week, news of “synthetic human embryos... more
Jun 22 2023 26m
Public Engagement on Ethical Implications
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Oceans in Hot Water?
As Pacific Ocean temperatures rise, the a major El N... more
Jun 15 2023 28m
Supernova and Bethel's Fate Lessons
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The Beginnings of Us
The origin of all complex life has been traced back ... more
Jun 8 2023 28m
Evolutionary Puzzle of Ancient Ocean Life
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Vaccinating Condors Against Bird Flu
The California Condor has been brought back from the... more
Jun 1 2023 27m
Vaccinating California Condors Against Bird Flu
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Brightest Supernova in a Decade
A star in the nearby Pinwheel Galaxy has exploded sp... more
May 25 2023 27m
The Climate Niche and Human Population
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Return of the Wildfires
Over the past few weeks, wildfires have scorched ove... more
May 18 2023 29m
Global Warming and Extreme Fires
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Human Genome Goes Global
In 2003, an incredible scientific milestone was achi... more
May 11 2023 27m
Exploring the Royal Society Archives
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Darwin Dumped from Indian Classrooms
India is at the centre of much of the discussion on ... more
May 4 2023 30m
Using Hydrophones to Predict Tsunamis
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The truth about the Sudan biolab
Khartoum’s National Public Health Laboratory has bee... more
Apr 27 2023 32m
Exploring the Unknown Viral World
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Africa moves towards creating and manufacturing its own vaccines
The pandemic showed Africa at the back of the global... more
Apr 20 2023 28m
Invasive Species From Plastics
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Bird flu – the global threat
H5N1 highly pathogenic avian flu is racing across th... more
Apr 13 2023 31m
The Threat of Avian Flu
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Chasing tornados in the American mid-West
Chasing tornados in the American mid-West – scientis... more
Apr 6 2023 30m
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