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Spectrum

Deutsche Welle   |   Podcast, ±29 min episodes every 6 days  Follow channel
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.
21
JUL

Spectrum: tech for life

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
As conflicts and tensions intensify in Ukraine and the Middle East, we look down the track and at the need for better technology for tents in refugee camps. Also: could India's electric shock bra stop rape attacks?
14
JUL

Lunar vehicle, a Dutch paywall and open source investigative journalism

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Spectrum heads to the US for a look at company chosen by NASA to develop a lunar lander. And we also hear about a new open source site for investigative journalists and Blendle - "iTunes" for newspapers.
30
JUN

Spectrum: signals and gestures

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
As we get into gesture control technology in cars…what if you sneezed and it changed the station on the radio? Also: do patents, or does dropping patents, drive innovation? And how to get your granny online.
23
JUN

Spectrum: tech toilets

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We get to grips with the technology behind India's first ever bio-digester toilet, we also meet the makers of Posteo, a secure kind of analog email, and we bring you our guide to satellite jamming (don't try this…)
16
JUN

Spectrum: we've got brains

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We're mind mapping (reading), predicting decisions before we know it, getting hooked up to brain controlled interfaces (and planes), up ultra close to neurons and brain scans, while wires pop out of our heads. Join us!
09
JUN

Spectrum: blowing the top off!

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
It is what it says on the tin: an Extremely Large Telescope, and construction time is about to begin. Also, why telcos want to learn lessonsfrom Africa for mobile wallets in Europe. And Nik Nowak's drones.
02
JUN

Spectrum: an artificial shot in the arm

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
It may soon be possible to manufacture artificial blood on a large scale, but would you want it in your veins? And what about insects: would you want them in your diet? How about dating online? Do you go slow?
26
MAY

Spectrum: It's a first!

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Experience India's "first augmented communication app" - an app that's giving kids with communication difficulties a voice. Also: gaming to identify genetic mutations. And find out why men cheat!
19
MAY

Spectrum: prevention and cure

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
As the US looks to prevent HIV with a daily pill, we find research into associated cancers like Kaposi's sarcoma is slow. Also, why the EU elections on social media ain't sexy. And stick your nose into neurogastronomy.
12
MAY

Spectrum: Cyber law, viral stocks and your rubber soul

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We get inside a leaked copy of Cambodia's draft cyber law…it's heavy. We also ask whether it's time to eradicate the remaining stocks of the smallpox virus? And rubber soul...the science of good running shoes.
05
MAY

Spectrum: It's free and it's unlimited

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
First we search for a gay gene and probe the ethics of such research. Then we check out computer simulated fashion design. And we head to Karlsruhe, where free and unlimited Wi-Fi has just become a reality in the City.
28
APR

Spectrum: Laugh? A robot made me cry!

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Find out about the French board game that's helping school kids in Burkina Faso learn the golden rules of fighting malaria. Also: innovative Indian health tech. And we quick start the auto-correct humor debate.