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5 live Science Podcast

BBC Radio 5 live

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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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.

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DrKarl: 5 live Science, 17 May 14

May 17th, 2014

Episode 455 of 680 episodes

Why pregnant women are 42% more likely to have a car crash, how astronomers can now see planets around distant stars, and why octopuses don't tie themselves up in knots. Plus, we look at how our power grids are going to be transformed, from technology which hopes to reduce our energy prices to new ways to include wind and solar power in the grid.

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