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.


69 Pieces

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This week on the show: We look into the evolutionary origins of working out. And all the while, we speak to beefcake body builders, sports nutriti...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week’s show, it’s all about bugs and birds. Is it end times for entomology, the study of insects? Can high-frequency, loud electronic music...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Who on earth would pay 29 euros to take photos in front of blindingly pink backdrops? Instagrammers would. Join us at Germa...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Sometimes it gets dark before it gets light - Want to feel joy? Listen to death metal, says a surprising new study. Also o...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: What would you ask a Neanderthal? We can bring Neanderthals back, a la Jurassic Park, with technologies we have today. So...

  • Added: Mar 20, 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 throug...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Drawing the line - What we smell influences our intestines, how a "smart school" in China spies on its pupils, and facial...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: You sound emotional - We human beings make a lot of strange sounds with our mouths, and if you listen carefully, a lot o...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: New Peers Review on satellites, Mars and our solar system - Peer reviewed? We demand more. In this wild new pilot epi...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The week on the show: Only you can prevent cancer - You'll read some pretty nasty news in the coming decade about cancer swallowing a record numb...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Where has all the sugar gone? - At the biggest sweets trade fair in the world, you'd be surprised how many people are...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: In the heart of winter (at least in the northern hemisphere), we take a look this week at what the cold does to our bodies....

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  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Kaboom - Like destroying things? We all do. So much so that scientists in even Europe are planning a 100-kilometer meg...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: It hurts to let your football team down - How can professional athletes who cause their team to lose by their blunders be ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Meat's delicious — but bad for our planet. The solution? Grow it in a lab. We also enter a German hospital to show you how ...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: New Year’s Resolutions The most common aspirations for the New Year are to eat healthier, have more time for your family a...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: "Take a bite" Toxic banana production in Ecuador, growing your own vegetables at the supermarket, and the story of a piran...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: The true physics message of Christmas - What would you do if you got a text message from an elf — an elf who says Sant...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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