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  1. BBC - Podcasts and Downloads - The Infinite Monkey Cage

    Award winning science/comedy chat with Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests. Witty, irreverent look at the world according to science with physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince. New Series starting on BBC Radio 4, Monday July 7th at 4.30pm (repeated on Tuesday evenings at 11pm) for 6 weeks.

    Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests, Katy Brand, Dr Kevin Fong and Philip Ball ask whether science needs war to drive it?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/timc

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  2. Game On: Charles Stross - The Laundry File

    The author, Charles Stross joins Adam to talk about the latest book in the Laundry Files, ‘The Rhesus Chart’ and Sam Clay from VG 247 is on hand for a brief round-up of the news.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/jot

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  3. The Infinite Monkey Cage: Are Humans Uniquely Unique?

    Robin Ince and Brian Cox are joined by comedian Ross Noble and evolutionary psychologists Keith Jensen and Katie Slocombe to discuss whether humans are uniquely unique?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/timc

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  4. BBC Food Programme: Knives

    The knife, that most coveted of kitchen tools, is Sheila Dillon’s subject to explore this week.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/foodprog

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  5. BBC - Podcasts and Downloads - Food Programme - The Future of Street Food

    Can street food change the world? Richard Johnson looks at ideas being tried around the world, from food carts setting up in "food deserts" to night time food markets being set up to transform city life.

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  6. BBC Food Programme: Southern Cooking & Sean Brock

    Provenance and pleasure, history and health - Radio 4’s weekly look at food. Making sense of food, from the kitchen and canteen, to the farm and factory. We place food in its historical and cultural context; call to account policy makers and industry decision makers; and celebrate the sheer pleasure of good food.

    Richard Johnson is in South Carolina to meet Charleston chef, Sean Brock, who is on a mission to revive ingredients and flavours not experienced for hundreds of years. It’s a story that involves an intricate "food tattoo", one of America’s biggest private seed collections, a hog roast and "pick picking" and bowls of delicious peas, beans, rice, grits and fried chicken.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/foodprog

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  7. Intelligence: Born Smart, Born Equal, Born Different 13 May 14

    Adam Rutherford on the rise, fall and rise of the genetics of intelligence.

    Adam Rutherford asks what the genetics of intelligence could mean for educational policy. Are we right to fear streaming at birth?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/intelligence

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  8. Intelligence: Born Smart, Born Equal, Born Different 6 May 14

    Adam Rutherford on the rise, fall and rise of the genetics of intelligence.

    Adam Rutherford explores the post war era when scientific studies of intelligence focussed on our nurture, not our nature.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/intelligence

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  9. BBC: More or Less: Behind the Stats — Romanian Crime

    Tim Harford investigates numbers in the news. Numbers are used in every area of public debate. But are they always reliable? Tim and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. A half-hour programme broadcast at 1600 on Friday afternoons and repeated at 2000 on Sundays on Radio 4. BBC World Service broadcasts a short edition over the weekend.

    Are the statistics put forward by UKIP accurate, and are Romanians responsible for more crime than other nationalities? Plus: Gerd Gigerenzer on the famous probability puzzle involving goats and game shows; do 24,000 people die every year from lightning strikes globally; how old will you be before you’re guaranteed a round-number birthday on a weekend; and is the divorce rate in the US state of Maine linked to margarine consumption?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/moreorless

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  10. Intelligence: Born Smart Born Equal Born Different 29 Apr 14

    Adam Rutherford on the rise, fall and rise of the genetics of intelligence.

    In the first of a new three part series: Adam Rutherford tackles the genetics of intelligence. Today, he asks: are some people born smarter than others?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/intelligence

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