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We are going to make the invisible…visible by looking at hidden diseases. We chat to a doctor and a patient about the illnesses that make you look healthy on the outside, but are wreaking havoc with your body.
On this week's show: How a cosmic smash 130 million years ago has altered the way we understand the universe, two teeth that may force us to rewrite the story of the human race, and why the plague (the precursor to the Black Death) is still alive and deadly.
With recent hurricanes leaving parts of the US and Latin America reeling, we look to the Dutch. Over one fifth of the Netherlands is below sea level, and the country's been building and maintaining an enormous barrier system.
Technology gets blamed for many things - from causing obesity, to a reduction in our ability to communicate with each other - but could it also be leading to evolutionary changes? Specifically, are our hands changing as a response to tools and gadgets such as smartphones? Also, we talk about how the city of Chicago is struggling with a growing problem with rats.
It's all about artificial intelligence - the rise of our machine overlords. What's going to happen? When's it going to happen? Or has it already happened? We're going to delve into these and - a number of other questions - with some of the most progressive minds out there.
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