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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!


32 Pieces

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Research underway in Austria aims to move wood up a notch or two in the auto industry. The hope is that wood will replace many steel and plastic pa...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Take a look at the life and times of German-born physicist Albert Einstein. It's not all E = MC². Presented by Jessie Wingard

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 30:02
  • Purchases: 6
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Across myriad cultures, human beings can tell when wild animals are upset, what does this mean? / Why the western world is half the man it used to ...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Thousands of people die yearly as a result of illegal drugs. The basis for the majority of these deaths is addiction, and this week’s show will loo...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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All about water – in various forms. Do it like the Japanese and relax in Hot Springs / A cool experience of swimming in one of Germany's many lakes...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Python, Viper, Anaconda & Company... Visit the Drachenwelt Reptile Park and the Everglades, meet the "snake man", and hear about spine tingling sna...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Caught in the web of one of the most ravenous, terrifying, adaptive, and under-studied creatures in the world - spiders. Hear about what they eat, ...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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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
  • Purchases: 5
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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
  • Purchases: 6
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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
  • Purchases: 6
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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
  • Purchases: 7