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Using Biology to Solve the Problem of Water Shortage

Using Biology to Solve the Problem of Water Shortage

A UK-wide research project aiming to make fresh water by removing the salt from sea water was launched at the University of Glasgow in October.

Podcast Episode 1

Podcast Episode 1

In this episode you’ll find the best bits of our recordings over the last few months, including:
Beer that stays fresher for longer; the real Spongebob Squarepants and the relationship between monkey genitalia and self-awareness.

Podcast Episode 1

Podcast Episode 1

In this episode you’ll find the best bits of our recordings over the last few months, including:
Beer that stays fresher for longer; the real Spongebob Squarepants and the relationship between monkey genitalia and self-awareness.
Thanks for listening!

What’s the Frequency Kenneth?

What’s the Frequency Kenneth?

R.E.M. had a hit single in 1993, in which they asked ‘What’s the Frequency Kenneth?’ Now in 2011 Adam Stock finds engineers designing wind turbines are asking a similar question.

Windia: The developing nation that’s leading the world in the wind sector

Windia: The developing nation that’s leading the world in the wind sector

Conaill Soraghan explores how a country beset by power cuts has emerged as a world-leader in the wind energy sector.