PODCAST: Why are athletes using Ketones?
Ketones. It’s the buzz word in the fitness world at the moment and known as the alternative energy source. With the Tour de France set to start in a few weeks we want to know: Why are athletes using #ketones ?
ANIMATION: Hardy Crops To Tackle Food Insecurity
Our world is getting more and more densely populated. By 2050 there’ll be nearly 10 billion people on our planet and agricultural demand is predicted to rise by 70%. So how will we ensure that every human alive gets the food they need?
PODCAST: Why aren’t we dead?
There are many viruses out there wanting to get within our bodies and make us sick. Lucky for us we have a secret weapon that fight these invaders called antibodies! in this Big Question podcast we visited Oxford Statistics to ask why aren’t we dead?
PODCAST: How big a deal is that picture of a black hole?
By now you have probably seen that picture of the BLACK HOLE! But we have some questions….in this episode of the Big Questions podcast we are asking: how big a deal is that picture of a black hole? To find out we visited the Department of Physics, University of Oxford, and met with astrophysicist Dr Becky Smethurst...
PODCAST: Did volcanoes help kill off the dinosaurs?
Earth formed over 4.5 billion years ago. We should take a moment to realise how much history that is! Volcanoes are just one of Earth’s creations that have stood the test of time and on this Big Questions podcast we want to know: did volcanoes help kill off the dinosaurs?
ANIMATION: Viewing extreme events through social media
We are creating digital data all the time. Via social media, we’re generating evidence of everything we see and hear. But when an emergency or terrorist attack strikes, the mass of information produced is confusing, complicated and misleading.
PODCAST: What do nerves sound like?
Our nerves don’t stop talking. They’re 24-7 communication systems for our bodies. But does all this cellular chitta-chatta actually make a noise? On this episode of the Big Questions podcast we are asking: What do nerves sound like?
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