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OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science – Menopausal mysteries

Updated Wednesday 2nd October 2013

Adam Rutherford and guests explore the scientific mysteries of the menopause.

In BBC Inside Science, Dr 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:

  • Fracking follow-up: Listener comments from last week's episode and an interview with Keving Anderson from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
  • Uncertainty in science: Following the recent IPCC report that demonstrates 95% certainty that climate change is man-made
  • Menopause genetics: With possible new treatment to reverse menopause, the programme asks: what has the menopause done for us?
  • Show us your instrument: Dan Faircloth of Rutherford Appleton Labs shows us the ISIS particle accelerator

Listen to BBC BBC Inside Science

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 3 October 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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