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5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, plus Dr Chris and Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the hottest science news stories and analysis.


5 Live Science: Video Games, Diabetes and The Diamond Light Source 09 Aug 14

August 9th, 2014

Episode 490 of 678 episodes

This week from the Naked Scientists - from Call of Duty to Pokémon Heart of Gold, are video games bad for our kids? Why mathematician Alan Turing is still influencing new discoveries 60 years after his death, the fat bears that could lead to a treatment for diabetes, we hear about the possibility of energy from oil eating microbes, and we take a longer look at the diamond light source – Britain’s biggest scientific machine.