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
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

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
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.
30
DEC
2014

Spectrum: the year that was 2014

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A look back at our top science and technology stories of 2014: the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission and the Ebola outbreak. Plus the best of the rest: naked selfies, the anti-rape bra and glowing bike paths.
23
DEC
2014

Spectrum: It's Christmas? Is it?!

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
We'd like to say we've got a science and technology Christmas special in store for you … but instead we've got mad sounds ... 4D sounds. We also take a look back at the social media year that was. And we cook a goose.
16
DEC
2014

Spectrum: training, developing, preserving

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Meet the healthcare workers training to fight Ebola. Check in with DevLab, a startup helping startups. And find out how Italy is looking after Leonardo (da Vinci)… and one of the most revered selfies in the world.
09
DEC
2014

Spectrum: technological relief

Spectrum Podcast — Deutsche Welle
Disaster relief is not only about food and shelter - communications and the Internet are top priorities, too, and we found out how mesh networks can help. Also, Estonia's E-residency, and the science of tears.