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OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science – Toxic space dust

Updated Wednesday 30th October 2013

This week's BBC Inside Science looks at the dangers of space dust, electroceuticals, aridity on soil make-up and dogs' wagging tails.

NASA LADEE Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: NASA An artist's concept of NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft In BBC Inside Science, Dr Lucie Green, colleagues and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.

On this week's episode:

  • NASA's LADEE Mission: Understanding the make-up and movement of Moon dirt is vital to protect future manned Moon missions.
  • Electroceuticals: The use of electricity to treat disease, instead of using drug compounds.
  • Aridity increase: The impact of increased aridity on soil make-up.
  • Show us your instrument: Naming the giant buoy in Greenland, and how dogs show emotions by wagging their tails.

Listen to BBC BBC Inside Science

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 31 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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