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Spectrum: World of Science & Technology ~ from DW

Series produced by DW ~ Deutsche Welle

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Spectrum - the fascinating world of science and technology... Deutsche Welle's 30-minute weekly magazine with developments in the fields of science and technology. Each week on Spectrum our international team of reporters examine how new developments are changing our lives.

Spectrum is a half-hour weekly with developments in the fields of science and technology. From advances that will change our lives to offbeat oddities, our team of reporters around the world keeps you up to date in today's every changing world. We'll look at what's going on inside the lab, and we'll explore how institutions and individuals are shaping the future, and discoveries you probably never heard about. Be the first to learn about innovations, and discover the meaning of research in everyday life. It's the full Spectrum!


25 Pieces

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Small satellites, big missions, and the fast-growing private nano satellite industry. Also, noises that trigger brain orgasms. What’s the science b...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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A wristband to stop depression / Another wristband that zaps you straight / eSports in the classroom in Scandinavia / France battles a Lyme disease...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Can an electronic dog nose perform better than the biological one? / Why sweat smells / Dip into perfume / Cambodia's mine-sniffing rats. Presented...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Quenching your thirst for knowledge at the local pub / Sleep deprivation – what’s that really doing to your brain? / We speak to a scientist whose ...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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Astronaut Alexander Gerst announced mission to the International Space Station. Germany’s first International Space Station Commander revealed the ...

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  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:58
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An African virus has been killing lots of blackbirds in Germany / A zoo in Prague has found an inventive way to finance itself / Is learning a fore...

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  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Where in the world do earworms come from? And how do you get them out of your head… / Busting the myth of the most expensive violin around, the St...

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  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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For the fourth year running, the number of drug-related deaths in Germany has risen. The basis for the majority of these deaths is addiction, this ...

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  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Scientists are doing pretty well in Europe. So why did so many turn out for the worldwide March for Science? What are Europeans protesting, exactly...

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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In the developing world thousands of people die every year of diseases. DW talks to somebody who's been working for decades to wipe neglected tropi...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Transhumanism, human uploads, and Homo Deus: It's all about artificial intelligence - the rise of our machine overlords. What's going to happen? W...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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According to research conducted in Switzerland, Sweden and Germany, spiders eat more meat each year than humans do, and they could easily eat the h...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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A supercomputer to fill in gaps in data / Technology to assist the aging Japanese / Harvesting snail slime and alien trees in Cameroon / Presented ...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Germany's chancellor, Angela Merkel, officially opens the country's sparkling neurodegenerative research center - and DW's there look at how scient...

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Murders, suicides, mass shootings - more people die as a result of guns in the USA than in any other high-income country. Scientists say their rese...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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The battle for batteries... Scientists are trying to find bigger storage options for renewable energy / The first carbon-neutral community in Brita...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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Breast cancer is the cause of more than half a million deaths each year - could anti-inflammatory drugs be the next step in preventing it? / The st...

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  • Added: Feb 25, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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Why German researchers are concerned about the future with Donald Trump in the White House / North and South Korea are divided by far more than pol...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Scientists in the US band together as President Donald Trump declares war on STEM / Artificial sweeteners, sugar-free, but at what cost? / Scienti...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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Germany and Europe have a new astronaut: Matthias Maurer, and he looks set to join the heady ranks of space travel / A mobile telescope is bringing...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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