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OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science – Stem cells and wind tunnels

Updated Thursday 30th January 2014

This week on BBC Inside Science: new stem cell research, uses for a wind tunnel, and examining ancient DNA.

Hand-coloured stem cells Creative commons image Icon Abhijith Ar | Dreamstime.com under Creative-Commons license In BBC Inside Science, Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.

This week:

  • New Japanese research shows a way of making STAP cells from adult skin cells
  • Wind tunnels: used to test aeroplane parts, wind turbines, skiers and Chris Hoy...
  • Ancient DNA: the genetic makeup of neanderthal man and the plague
  • How do musicians stay in sync?

Listen to BBC BBC Inside Science

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 30 January 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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