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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.
15
SEP

Spectrum: touching science

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We learn how to learn from influenza in the fight against Ebola and other infectious diseases, and we find out why Italians want more open data. And touchy, touchy: we also do device art at Ars Electronica.
08
SEP

Spectrum: battle for proton therapy

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We follow Ashya King's battle for proton therapy in Prague and ask: will it help? We hear from Sir Alec Jeffreys, 30 years after he discovered DNA fingerprinting. And we're in Istanbul for the Internet Governance Forum.
01
SEP

Spectrum: robot in the palm of your hand

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We head down to one of Europe's busiest airports to find out how prepared Germany is for Ebola. Also on the program, India's robot surgery breakthrough. And our reporter Hannah Fuchs tells us about her week with Google Glass.
25
AUG

Spectrum: make everything mandatory!

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Germany looks set to fail its target for measles vaccination and we want to know: what do you do if mandatory vaccination isn't the go? Also: you and Industry 4.0. And the Parisian lovelock selfie campaign that's no bridge to a tourist's heart.
18
AUG

Spectrum: the gamification of code

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Straight outta Gamescom 2014: a special on coding. You're no slave to your computer, are you? So use it to code! This program also features five teenagers, who generously agreed to answer questions while waiting to game.
11
AUG

Spectrum: experimental drugs

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Ebola: is now the best time to experiment with clinically untested drugs? Also: Europe's class action against Facebook (on privacy and data protection). And are you selling your soul for 15 minutes of smartphone fame?
04
AUG

Spectrum: data in a database

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
If you think solar power comes down to slapping a few panels on your roof, we're here to tell you, there's a science to it. Also, the EU kicks off another code for kids initiative… And sex selection: which side are you on?
28
JUL

Spectrum: Noise and naked selfies!

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
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.
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…)