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We've got noise. Lots of noise. And it's annoying. Then we've got the narrative of vaccines on social media. And if you're lucky enough - or not - we've got your naked selfies on the Android phone we just bought.
Lunar vehicle, a Dutch paywall and open source investigative journalism
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.
Spectrum: we've got brains
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!
Spectrum: an artificial shot in the arm
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?
Spectrum: prevention and cure
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.
Spectrum: Cyber law, viral stocks and your rubber soul
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.
Spectrum: It's free and it's unlimited
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.