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OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science – Flooding

Updated Thursday 6th February 2014

This week on BBC Inside Science: flooding, neanderthal DNA, brain plasticity, genes in space and monitoring premature babies.

Flooded street in Britain Creative commons image Icon cheltenhamborough | Flickr 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:

  • Flooding: how can we flood proof our homes?
  • Neanderthal DNA: listener's queries from last week
  • Brain plasticity and the senses: improving hearing to compensate for vision loss
  • Genes in space: a new game helps translate data on genetics of breast cancer
  • Show us your instrument: a monitor check on the quality of sleep in premature babies.

Listen to Inside Science

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 6 February 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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