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.


51 Pieces

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This week on the show: Homo instagrammus - Who on earth would pay 29 euros to take photos in front of blindingly pink backdrops? Instagrammer...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: A hyperloop dream for Europe - Amsterdam to Barcelona in about an hour. Wouldn't it be great if Europe had its very ow...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Remember December? - It may just be the "Most wonderful time of the year," but Christmas shopping can act like cocaine on ...

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  • Added: Nov 28, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week’s show: how artificial intelligence is seeping into peculiar corners of medicine, why we should keep an early eye out for dementia, ...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Your breath smells like emotional tension - Follow us into a darkened German cinema to talk about how the stuff we breathe...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Half of young British people say they're bisexually inclined, how to become a Jedi warrior right here on planet Earth, and ...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Drive into a child, or swerve and hit two grandparents? Such horrendously difficult choices will soon be programmed into our...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Spectrum: The dogged, interminable struggle with diabetes - This week on the show, DW reports from a special conference in Bochum, where experts ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Tapping into the science of Oktoberfest!!! Just why DO so many people go to Oktoberfest? And how does nearly 8 million l...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: How do you "graduate" astronaut school? We ask Europe's newest astronaut. Also, the strange story of a roaring Himalayan flo...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Tapping into the science of Oktoberfest - Just why DO so many people go to Oktoberfest? And how does nearly 8 million li...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Can an electronic dog nose perform better than the biological one? Also, why sweat smells, a dip into perfume and Cambodia's...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:58
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On this week's show: Can obesity induced inflammation reduce your ability to taste? How much CO² does one sandwich produce? You’ll be surprised.

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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SPECTRUM: Artilysin, contraception and Twitter Bot art - On this week’s show, it’s been 90 years since the first antibiotic, penicillin, was disc...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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In this week'show we take a look at what goes in to preparing the food that astronauts eat on board the International Space Station. A group of stu...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week's show: We take a look at Earth from above. Will the United Kingdom win the space race and become the first European country with i...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's Spectrum: An apple a day keeps the doctor away - We take a look at how South Africa has become a world leader in penis transplant...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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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...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1