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OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science – Britain's food shambles

Updated Thursday 12th December 2013

This week on BBC Inside Science: food systems, subterranean microbes, NanoSIMS and crystallography.

In BBC Inside Science, Adam Rutherford, colleagues and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.

On this week's episode:

  • Britain's food system: A crisis in testing and how science keeps the food supply safe
  • Subterranean microbes: How microbes on opposite sides of the glob are revealing more about the Earth's genetic makeup
  • NanoSIMS: Natalie Starkey talks space dust. You can also read an article by Natalie about space dust
  • Cystallography: Why this misunderstood field should be centre stage

Listen to Inside Science

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 12 December at 16:30 to listen to this week's programme. More information and a link to listen again later will be available from the BBC's Inside Science pages.

 

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