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5 live Science Podcast

BBC Radio 5 live

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Science & Medicine 200

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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Naked Scientists: Super Shrink Me

June 7th, 2014

Episode 465 of 681 episodes

This week Chris Smith and his team of Naked Scientists zoom in on the subject of nano-particles to examine how tiny objects, smaller than light itself, are making waves in the fields of health, optics, and electronics. Plus, news of why sleep is restorative, effects of foetal brain transplants, tree-hugging koalas, super-sized Earth-like planets and why Facebook affects your mood.

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