Spectrum: World of Science & Technology ~ from DW

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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.


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Spectrum: Robot for chronically ill children - On this week's show: can a robot really stop loneliness for sick kids? We talk to a researcher ...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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In this week's show : we hear from the first 'test tube baby' 40 years later, find hot and bothered Germans (who also sit too much), long live the...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: Uplift - Want to change the world? We've got your back with some new tech/games. We also talk gender marketing, reach the space statio...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: Robot for chronically ill children - On today’s show – can a robot really stop loneliness for sick kids? We talk to a researcher beh...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Spectrum: All bugs are just dust in the wind - An unbelievable collection of data gathered by the entomological society in Krefeld shows that ...

Bought by KVSC and KRZA


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Spectrum: Marijuana, sex, soccer and sleep - On this week's show: If Marijuana can make old mice brains younger, does that work with humans too?...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jul 04, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: Duh, duh duh-duh-duh duh, duh ---- On this week’s show we’re going to be analyzing the song Seven Nation Army, the omnipresent anthem o...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: Smart cities in Finland - On this week's show: A smart city? Going by what the experts tell us, the cities of the future will be d...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jun 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: Go for launch - On this week's special show: Some of you may have heard that there's a certain 'European of German descent' floati...

Bought by KRZA and WXDU


  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Spectrum: Put your lights on - On this week’s show we’re going to take a look at the EU’s new data protection laws. And we’ll meet somebody ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's show: We are all living on a volcano. What's it like living next a shaking, spewing volcano? And what's coming next for Hawaiians?...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: Inside out - On the show this week: Hike Elba's trails without ever leaving the armchair, Germany's young hackers aren't really hack...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week’s show, it’s all about insects… An unbelievable collection of data gathered by the entomological society in Krefeld shows that the bio...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On today’s show : can a robot really stop loneliness for sick kids? We talk to a researcher behind a novel blood test that detects the early signs ...

Bought by KRZA and WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Germans get 'lethargic' before they catch spring fever, the 'ashtray of Europe,' a songbird decline in France, and a quiz f...

Bought by KRZA, KWIT, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Spectrum: 'Horizons' on the horizon - On this week’s show, we’re going to take a look ahead to German astronaut Alexander Gerst’s new space m...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: Lettuce celebrate food!! - On the show: Can obesity induced inflammation reduce your ability to taste? How much CO² does one sand...

Bought by KRZA and WXDU


  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Spectrum: Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it … ? - This week’s show is all about driving, flying and cycling. We navigate the streets of one Eu...

Bought by KRZA, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:52
  • Purchases: 3
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On today’s show, we are going to get to the bottom of an Indiana-Jones-style mystery that involves LASER BEAMS. We’re also going to stay with laser...

Bought by KRZA, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Spectrum: Things you have to think about when eating in zero gravity - Can you eat rice in space? Do we digest food differently in zero g's? An...

Bought by KRJF-lp, WXDU, KRZA, WYAP, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8