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When did dogs become our best friends?
Wednesday 17th Feb 2021, 12.30pm

In this year's Valentine's episode, we're exploring that most special of relationships. That's right - the one between us and our dogs! We often hear pooches described as "(wo)man's best friend", but for how long has this been the case?

Lockdown Walks - The Mysteries of Ice
Friday 12th Feb 2021, 10.30am
"On Earth when it snows, it snows crystallised water lava."
 
Um, what? 
 
Intrigued? Join us on this chilly lockdown walk, as geologist Dr Brooke...
Who should get the vaccine first?
Wednesday 3rd Feb 2021, 12.30pm

It's a question that's on the lips of politicians, scientists and policy-makers right across the globe - who should get the COVID-19 vaccine first? Should it be the elderly and clinically vulnerable, healthcare professionals and other frontline workers, or another group entirely?

The RainDrop Experiment
Friday 29th Jan 2021, 10.30am

How can we predict the future of grassland ecosystems? What's it like to be an ecologist working in the field?

At the moment, we are unable to understand and predict how natural resources will change over time. To try and rectify this, ecologists are setting up field...

Should we edit genes to make nicer people?
Wednesday 20th Jan 2021, 12.30pm

Is it possible to edit someone's genes before they are born to make them a nicer, kinder, more moral person? Not only that - but, importantly, should we do this? When it comes to gene editing for moral enhancement, there are many ethical points to consider. Join us as we chat to Tess Johnson, a...

Are video games good for my mental health?
Wednesday 6th Jan 2021, 12.30pm

Most of us have probably heard of video games being described as "addictive", but is there evidence of this? Are they damaging to our mental health, or could they actually have a positive impact on our metal wellbeing?