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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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Radio, Robins & Better Batteries, 10 May 14

May 12th, 2014

Episode 451 of 681 episodes

Bigger, better and longer lasting - this week we go in search of the battery technology that will power the future as well as consider the shortcomings of our present technologies. We also try to tune-in to our own broadcast on a radio powered by moss! Plus, the camel virus hitting humans in the Middle East, why radio can send migrating birds off course, the AstraZeneca take-over and the latest gadget from Google: a smartphone with a laser.

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