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OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science – Robogut

Updated Thursday 14th November 2013

This week Adam Rutherford and guests discuss identifying typhoon victims using DNA, volcanic ash avoidance, red squirrels and robogut.  

When and where

Thursday, 14th November 2013 16:30 - BBC Radio 4

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Robotic stomach Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Skypixel | Dreamstime.com 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:

  • Robogut: Dr Glen Gibson at the University of Reading with his Robogut, a full-working model of the human large intestine.
  • Volcanic ash: How Iceland has become the scientific 'supersite' for seismic research
  • DNA identity: How could DNA help identify Philippine typhoon victims.
  • Red squirrels: Is there still any survival hope for the red squirrels? 

Listen to Inside Science

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 14 November 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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