January 29th, 2015
Episode 189 of 865 episodes
The oil giant Shell is pledging to continue with its controversial plan to drill in the Arctic, despite falling oil prices. Office workers in Sweden are being offered the option to have a microchip surgically inserted under their skin - BBC Technology Correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones gives it a go and tells us about it. The CEO of one of the world's largest spirit makers, Diageo, says the company is suffering in key countries like China and Russia, which has contributed to an 18% slide in profits. And a Qatari business buys one of London's most iconic buildings - Canary Wharf in the city's financial district - we ask why the Qataris are so keen to increase their property portfolio in the UK capital.
From finding awe in Hubble images to visiting the doctor, science is everywhere in our lives. Whether we wear a white lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since eighth grade, science affects and changes us. We all have a story about science, and at The Story Collider, we want to hear those stories.