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.
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APR
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
If only we could turn back time - no grey hair, wrinkles, bad teeth. Well...we might be closer to that miracle pill, cream or life-changing drug to keep you looking youthful well into your hundreds! Jessie Wingard presents this special edition of Spectrum coming to you from the Cologne Ageing Conference, in Cologne, Germany.
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APR
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Which kinds of exercises should pregnant women be doing, and which shouldn't they? We also hear about an affordable, 3D-printed prosthetic and a handful of made-in-Germany apps that are streamlining the process of finding a prostitute, an escort... or something in between.
22
MAR
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We celebrate everybody’s favorite mathematical constant – Pi! Go for a ride in the back of a German police car. While for some kids in Australia, going to school doesn’t involve school busses, uniforms and a classroom…but a computer in their living room. And, we head to a lab in Israel where researchers are growing artificial lungs in a bid to help asthma patients.
08
MAR
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We explore how people with little or no sight are using sound to see, then head to a cutting-edge university in Germany where vision impaired students are being given the opportunity to study science subjects. While in the Czech Republic, a unique map in Braille is helping blind and vision impaired people get around with ease. And, we feast our eyes on some innovative new eyewear!
01
MAR
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We travel to the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, where landmines and soldiers aren’t the only thing people there have to worry about. A group of US scientists are thinking big when it comes to micro 3-D printing. And, a group of Australians are giving new meaning to the term ‘tree huggers’ – with a somewhat leafy love affair.
23
FEB
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Coming up on this week's show: The digitalization of German classrooms + Europe has a new satellite up in space - and we're going to take you to where it was built + And German hospitals are under ransom attacks - cyber style.
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FEB
Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
On this week's show: the expert who could soon take home his own Nobel Prize - Why a limit on cash payments has Germans concerned about state surveillance - And what actually happens when you recycle your tech gadgets.