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Spectrum: New Peers Review takes on AI


Ever wondered what Sci-Fi movies have to do with AI and robots in real life? Or how AI affects racial bias in health? Join us for another edition of our roving science game show and find out. This time we're at an AI boot camp in Berlin. The New Peers Review is a co-production by DW and the University of Strathclyde, Scotland.


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Spectrum: New Peers Review takes on neurodegeneration


The roving science game show returns to challenge two brave neuroscientists at King's College London. We venture beyond accepted fact to ask whether AI really helps, and whether there's a future in cannabinoids to help people with dementia. A co-production by DW and the University of Strathclyde, Scotland.


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Spectrum: Clean up after yourself


Plug your nose, folks, because "poop streak science" goes well beyond the toilet bowl. Also, we plunge into the data (and psychology) of German "flings" and make an appeal for a bit – just a bit – of quiet.


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Spectrum: Sat up


As we enter the age of satellite mega-constellations, it’s time to celebrate an unsung satellite hero that’s watching you right now. Also, a new twist in the great insect die-off shows that landscape matters.


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Spectrum: You be careful out there


Indoor plants aren’t as good for you as you might think, why 12 million seahorses died (and more importantly, why they should live), and a few hundred “bird brains” join a very exclusive club.


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 12 November 2019  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Looking for evidence


Cyborgs are real, they're here already, and we'd love to introduce you to them. Also, if you like forensic crime shows, you're going to love the lab we visit in this week's show.


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 29 October 2019  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Can you taste where a wine came from?


Volcanic soils, limestone bedrock, steep slate slopes — isn’t it lovely to imagine that the soil a fruit grows in has a direct impact on how it tastes? A trip through Germany’s wine country suggests otherwise.


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 15 October 2019  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Happiness, fear and our atmosphere


Our boiling hot planetary neighbor, Venus, might have once been similar to Earth. So are we headed toward a similar catastrophe? Also, how to be happy – regardless of what’s happening in the world around you.


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 01 October 2019  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Sex, cats and race


Germans are having less sex. Wherefore? The memories of a dead cat can’t be transferred to a new, cloned cat, can they? And why, according to German zoologists, should the word ‘race‘ be banned?


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 24 September 2019  29m
 
 

Spectrum: This is a conspiracy


Area 51, 9/11, the moon landing. Conspiracy theorists will happily tell you that only they know what truly happened. Is there a “vaccine” for this false information that spreads like a virus?


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 17 September 2019  29m