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OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science – Wine and methane

Updated Thursday 28th November 2013

Adam Rutherford and guests look at the science behind the stories around the world.

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:

  • Therapeutic hypothermia: New questions about how we treat cardiac arrest patients. See below for a free course extract all about cardiovascular disease.
  • Cameras on Gaia: How does a space observatory see the universe? Our 60 second adventure below explores how we detect Earth-crossing asteroids.
  • Methane: The OU's Vince Gauci discusses methane emissions. How much methane is there—are the sums off? Vince also talks about his work in the article below.
  • Wine microbia: Investigating terroir: what makes a wine unique? DNA sequencing holds the key. Move down the page to explore the chemistry of wine in 'Fruits of the vine'.

Listen to Inside Science

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 28 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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