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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As global temperatures continue to rise, dairy cows are going to need help to keep cool in summer heat. Could genetics provide the solution? Also, ...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2024
  • Length: 30:00
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Do you feel safe when you're walking alone on a street you don't know? What might make you feel safer? Also, what scents might be able to do for se...

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2024
  • Length: 30:00
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Three questions this week on Science unscripted -- Can music be too perfect? Why do people repudiate climate change? And why are we so afraid of sh...

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
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On this week's show, we look into news saying neurogenerative diseases can be spread. Also, there is further proof that nature is good for us - eve...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 30:00
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This week we dive into whether video games help us recover from work stress. (Spoiler: They absolutely do. But there is a catch.)

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2024
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This week on science unscripted - What kids think about God, what Poles think about veganism, and what people eating broccoli think about other peo...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2024
  • Length: 30:00
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Chickens can communicate emotions (like exasperation), and we humans can understand it. Also, our listeners have a wild variety of new status symbo...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2024
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An expensive car, a shiny watch, a hot body, video game skins, a vegan diet — regardless of how different they can be, status symbols will always b...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2024
  • Length: 30:00
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Thanks for listening to (or watching) our show this year. And please don't forget these quick tips on how to have a safe and fun party on December 31.

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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Pain might rob your Christmas cheer - And drag you through depressing muck - But don't you worry, and don't you fear - For you, dear listener are i...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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Gabe's mom sends an audio message and opens up about how sad a domestic cat has made her holiday season. And according to a meta-analysis of the gl...

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
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On this episode of science unscripted, we will take you from the 2022 PISA scores all the way to the moment that our solar system was born.

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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Has it ever occurred to you that more and more emotional language is being used by people today? Would it suprise you that that kind of language ha...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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Weekly roundup — Let's increase our healthspan

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: The future of weather forecasting — and our listeners had some really interesting things to say about tattoos.

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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  • Added: Nov 10, 2023
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This week on the show: Three people. Ever. That's how many have been cured of HIV. We visited one of them to learn about the extraordinarily rare (...

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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Weekly roundup - Music makes our hearts beat as one

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: The toxic masculinity interview.

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week's show, why are birds and the noise they make so good for us? Also, we learn why the response to sexual harrassment is so much differe...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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