Spectrum

Deutsche Welle  |  Podcast, ±26 min episodes every 3 days
From advances that will change our lives to offbeat oddities, Spectrum keeps you abreast of developments in the realm of European science and technology news.
04
DEC
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Avian flu is on the march in Germany and Europe once more - but there's a crucial difference between this strain of bird flu and the one that came before it. DW checks in with the German National Institute for Animal Health to find out what we have to fear from the highly viral outbreak.
21
NOV
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Today on Spectrum - is what you eat during pregnancy harming your baby for life? Plus, we head along to Germany’s first HIV research center. Meet a Senegalese woman doing her bit for the environment – by designing a novel smartphone app. And, are driverless cars the way of the future? All that and more on this jam-packed edition with host Jessie Wingard.
15
NOV
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
In Germany, an African virus, the so-called Usut virus, is responsible for the deaths of thousands of blackbirds. Researchers at the Bernhard-Nocht Institute in Hamburg are investigating what exactly is going on.
15
NOV
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
An African virus has been killing lots of blackbirds in Germany. A zoo in Prague has found an inventive way to finance itself. Lynx are coming back to Spain. And, is learning a foreign language your best bet for warding off dementia and other neurological diseases?
07
NOV
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
On this week's program, we're going to take a look at how robotics are helping paraplegics to walk again + How smoking cigarettes causes cancer in parts of the body that are never touched by smoke + And how music can be used to mollify the fear and pain of dying
01
NOV
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We are biologically primed to like patterns, and that's why clowns terrify us - selfies are making people unhappy but also happy - and we find out why soccer players who head the ball a lot will likely give dull post-game interviews.
25
OCT
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
On this special edition of Spectrum, host Jessie Wingard comes to you from the European Space Agency’s main mission control center in Darmstadt, Germany, as we learn the fate of the ExoMars lander, meet an astronaut and find out where space travel is headed in the future. A not to be missed program.
18
OCT
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
This week on Spectrum with host Jessie Wingard - a little guy in a white spacesuit helps refugee children learn foreign languages. Dance is having a positive effect on people with Parkinson’s Disease. Plus, a small team of Norwegian inventors have taken lasers to new heights - or rather new depths. And, a group of Australians are giving new meaning to the term ‘tree huggers.’
04
OCT
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Mosquito-borne outbreaks in India, Prague brings science to the streets, we hear what Ötzi has to say about being a celebrity mummy, we find out how the Netherlands is grappling with loneliness - and Rosetta has crash landed, long live Rosetta.