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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.


Science: The Naked Scientists 21 June 14

June 21st, 2014

Episode 474 of 689 episodes

This week Chris Smith and his team of Naked Scientists take a look at a new development which could speed up the production of electric cars, why mice get a kick out of sunning themsleves and what this means in the fight against skin cancer, a lizard like creature which could help regenerate human limbs, scientists blow up a mountain in their quest to explore the universe, and as David Cameron calls for a big push on dementia research the scientists take a look at Alzheimer's disease including how a computer game is being used to teach kids about it.

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