Chemical Weapons Sold To Syria? (2:16) by Dr*T Space Ants! (9:26) by Kash Farooq (ft Prof Max Vasile) The IOC and Human Rights (21:20) by Marc Naimark Debating Religion (28:44) by Sean Slater Z-List Dead-List (36:38) by Iszi Lawrence The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two
This week we review the PRISM scandal, discover the science of sleep, assess a new drug and fight for what’s right in women’s cycling. Then to chill out afterwards we have a game of Chess 2 – the sequel to the popular ancient boardgame, Chess!
PRISM (2:38) by Kate Russell Material Science (16:02) by James O’Malley (ft Mark Miodownik) Sleepy Science (20:40) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Debra Skene) Polypill (30:08) by Adam Jacobs & Hayley Johnson Women’s Cycling (42:36) by Emma Shiels Chess 2: The Sequel (50:33) by Salim Fadhley (ft Zac Burns) Iszi Lawrence (59:17) by Iszi Lawrence The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two
What’s happening with Richard O’Dwyer, why Nature won in the libel courts, and why are the government letting creationism be taught in British schools?! Plus a novel solution for Lords Reform, LGBT characters in comics, and previewing a couple of fun Edinburgh shows!
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O’Dwyer Extradition (1:51) by Kate Russell (ft Julia O’Dwyer) Creationism with Government Approval (13:13) by Jonny Scaramanga Nature Libel Win (20:25) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Tim Appenzeller) Control Theory and Lords Reform (30:41) by Sean Ellis LGBT Characters in Comics (35:50) by Alex Fitch (ft Tim Macavoy) Chris Coltrane Interview (46:38) by James O’Malley Iszi Lawrence Interview (55:06) by James O’Malley Winchester Sci Fest Plug (57:43) by James O’Malley (ft James Thomas) The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy and Brian Two