Spectrum

Deutsche Welle  |  Podcast, ±29 min episodes every 6 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.
24
MAR

Spectrum: a bridge too broken

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We find out why Germany's bridges are crumbling and whether they can be fixed. We ask whether Europe's heading for a tech skills gap? And we get inside Android Auto.
17
MAR

Spectrum: Sleepwalking into a networked nightmare?

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A special edition from CeBIT technology fair in Hannover. But we're not just anywhere at CeBIT. We're at Hanger 16 for code_n and we're talking the Internet of Things, smart cities and intelligent communities.
10
MAR

Spectrum: size matters

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Size matters when it comes to the number of GM crops we want - for that we go to India. Size also matters for many men: how big is a 'normal' penis? And how small should EU roaming charges be?
03
MAR

Spectrum: Measles, fairer phones and endangered sharks

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In Berlin, the vaccination debate rages as measles grips the German capital; the race to build fairer high-tech devices; Londoners mourn the loss of a fossil; sharks are getting zapped in South Africa; and the world's largest Wi-Fi-in-motion network, on public transport in Portugal.
24
FEB

Spectrum: Engaging with smart tech

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What's ailing India's rural healthcare system? Engaging with smart technology: A robot that's been hitchhiking across Europe, and a new Barbie doll that can converse with kids. And, your dog may smarter than you think.
17
FEB

Spectrum: an 'impossible' digital market

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European Commission vice president for the Digital Single Market, Andrus Ansip, tells us why parts of our online world are "absolutely impossible." We also have tech fears Uber Europe and Polish Enigma code crackers.
10
FEB

Spectrum: the good and the bad

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India is hit by one of its worst outbreaks of swine flu. We also hear why a decline in Ebola patients should hinder vaccines research. And the kids of Europe making "apps for good."
03
FEB

Spectrum: teething problems

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Find out why some cancer treatments may never get off the ground in Europe. And Turkey's stuck in another Twitter storm, with allegations linking the ruling party and attacks on free speech.
27
JAN

Spectrum: magic moments

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It's a Polaroid moment for Pluto. Then India rolls out an ambitious broadband optical fiber network. And after that a jetpack sci-fi dream comes true.
20
JAN

Spectrum: Because you never know

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The search for Earth-like planets makes new inroads - with European planet-hunting telescopes we may soon find other life. But not before the rise of in-game video ads and a new antibiotic shows promise.
13
JAN

Spectrum: Things that go boom

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Lisbon might be Europe's next IT boomtown, while science appears to be booming in Africa. Our expanding waistlines point to a booming obesity problem. And, more countries are launching rockets into space.
06
JAN

Spectrum: New Year … new leaf?

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
As the New Year starts, many of us vow to somehow become a better person, whether that's through ending bad habits, paying more attention to our health and safety - or finding love. Spectrum looks at all of the above.