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OU on TV and radio this week - 09-03-13 to 15-03-13

Updated Friday 8th March 2013

Are we all taking too many antibiotics? And are Americans just taking too many drugs?

Saturday 9th March

Antiobiotics Creative commons image Icon Rob Brewer under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license BBC One, 7.30pm, Monday 5.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line
What is it like doing business with the state? And do large companies edge out smaller interests as behemoth speaks to behemoth?
Watch: Atkins' UW Krueger on planning for the future

Monday 11th March

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
Increasingly, Americans are resorting to the prescription pad to solve their problems. Laurie Taylor investigates why.
Why is childbirth a medical procedure?

5.00pm Eden The Code
Marcus DuSautoy unravels the numbers that make up the universe.
Try a course extract: Maths everywhere

7.30pm BBC One England & Scotland Bang Goes The Theory
The team consider the health risks of being on board a plane, and discover why antibiotics are losing their edge.
Does antibiotic resistance put us all at risk?

10.00pm Eden The Code

Tuesday 12th March

7.00pm BBC Two Wales & Northern Ireland Bang Goes The Theory

Wednesday 13th March

11.00am Eden Frozen Planet
Exploring the fragile life at the top and bottom of Earth. If you consider 'north' to be 'top'.
Explore the polar regions on a virtual globe

3.00pm Eden Frozen Planet

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed

8.00pm Eden Frozen Planet

Thursday 14th March

Midnight Eden Frozen Planet

8.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line

Friday 15th March

5.00pm Eden Life
David Attenborough describes and displays the varieties of life on the planet.
Explore evolution on out interactive tree of life

10.00pm Eden Life

 

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