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TV, Radio & Events 

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Homo floresiensis and snails

The show marks 10 years since Homo floresiensis was discovered and also looks at the wonderful diversity of snails.

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History & The Arts 

Take away Science

From robot surgery to nation-wide hunts for stripy snails via Michael Faraday, The Open University's new podcast series caters to all tastes.

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4 hrs
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Nature & Environment 

Ever thought of becoming a Citizen Scientist?

Citizen Scientists can play an important role in biodiversity monitoring, as Yoseph Araya explains.

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Nature & Environment 

Darwin and ecology

Jonathan Silvertown of The Open University and the Evolution Megalab considers the interaction between ecology and evolution - and what we can learn from thrushes and banded snails.

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5 mins
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Nature & Environment 

Jimmy on the Evolution Megalab

How can a common snail, found in parks and gardens everywhere, show evolution in progress - and help track climate change? Jimmy Doherty explains.

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5 mins
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Nature & Environment 

Ever seen a hairy snail?

Mike Dodd finds a hairy snail and a link between Ireland and Milton Keynes.

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Nature & Environment 

Breathing Places: Introduction

Get involved, as we look for the signs of nature adapting to Autumn around the country.

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Nature & Environment 

Aquatic Life

Robert Saunders takes a dip into the rich variety of life in and around water

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Nature & Environment 

The Great British snail hunt

Counting snails can reveal more than just how many snails there are – they provide vital clues about the state of the environment. That's why we're inviting you to take part in our Great British Snail Hunt. We'll explain the significance of the small creatures, and tell you how you can take your own count.

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