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.