Spectrum: World of Science & Technology ~ from DW

Series produced by DW - Deutsche Welle

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Spectrum: The fascinating world of science and technology

Spectrum is a half-hour weekly with developments in the fields of science and technology.

From advances that will change our lives to offbeat oddities, our team of reporters around the world keeps you up to date.

Meet Nobel Prize-winning inventors, be the first to know about innovations in technology or discover the meaning of research in everyday life. Background to science as it appears in the headlines and discoveries you probably never heard about.


102 Pieces

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This week on the show: New Peers Review takes on neurodegeneration - The roving science game show returns to challenge two brave neuroscientists...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Clean up after yourself - Plug your nose, folks, because "poop streak science" goes well beyond the toilet bowl. Also, w...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Sat up - As we enter the age of satellite mega-constellations, it’s time to celebrate an unsung satellite hero that’s wa...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: You be careful out there - Indoor plants aren’t as good for you as you might think, why 12 million seahorses died (and ...

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Change yourself - A new romantic partner changes everything, doesn’t it? Not according to a study on Germans. Also, a stre...

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Looking for evidence - Cyborgs are real, they're here already, and we'd love to introduce you to them. Also, if you lik...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Intercourse and the art of communication - People who are good with emojis have more sex, but hold your emoji horses befor...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Can you taste where a wine came from? - Volcanic soils, limestone bedrock, steep slate slopes — isn’t it lovely to imagi...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Hands and feet You know what's better than five fingers? Six. We look at this strange new research and talk to a "polydact...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Happiness, fear and our atmosphere - Our boiling hot planetary neighbor, Venus, might have once been similar to Earth. S...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Sex, cats and race - Germans are having less sex. Wherefore? The memories of a dead cat can’t be transferred to a new, cl...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: This is a conspiracy - Area 51, 9/11, the moon landing. Conspiracy theorists will happily tell you that only they know w...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Alexander von Humboldt is still alive - He was the most famous scientist in the world when he was alive. And then he was ...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Change yourself A new romantic partner changes everything, doesn’t it? Not according to a study on Germans. Also, a stream...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Intercourse and the art of communication - People who are good with emojis have more sex, but hold your emoji horses befo...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Just imagine it - A new study shows you can "imagine" your way toward liking a place more than you do right now, how to i...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: My computer and me - Addicted to your smartphone? Just wait 'til you hear about what's coming next. Come follow us th...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Looking for evidence - Cyborgs are real, they're here already, and we'd love to introduce you to them. Also, if you like...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Hands and feet - You know what's better than five fingers? Six. We look at this strange new research and talk to a "po...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Science on the move - On the ground, up in the air, and in the belly of a barge — science is everywhere. Zip around wi...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1