Spectrum: World of Science & Technology ~ from DW

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Spectrum: The fascinating world of science and technology

Spectrum is a half-hour weekly with developments in the fields of science and technology.

From advances that will change our lives to offbeat oddities, our team of reporters around the world keeps you up to date.

Meet Nobel Prize-winning inventors, be the first to know about innovations in technology or discover the meaning of research in everyday life. Background to science as it appears in the headlines and discoveries you probably never heard about.


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This week on Science unscripted, we look at a study in Germany that might shed light on how we live together in the future. It has to do with young...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2024
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Science unscripted, have you ever wondered why people listen to music out loud on their phones in public places? If so, have you ever ...

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2024
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Science unscripted: We learn what kids should do if mental health issues arise. Also, what is behind the phenomenon of ghosting? And a...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2024
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on science unscripted, we learn how walking might be the key to solving the world's worst disability problem. 'Schadenfreude' might be th...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2024
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Science unscripted: Gabe's back. Nuff said? No, we also have science about where to look during video calls, how altruism can help onc...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2024
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  • Added: Jun 13, 2024
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The vending machine experiment (or why you don’t live in a tree)

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2024
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  • Added: May 29, 2024
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Science unscripted got an email this week about orgasms. What's more, someone wrote to let us know why a dying countess in a classic German novel w...

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  • Added: May 17, 2024
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On this week's program - What (and how much) you should eat if you're pregnant. How do elephants greet one another? And a definitive answer to a qu...

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  • Added: May 23, 2024
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This week we hear about what interventions might improve the perception of safety on residential streets. Also: a (relatively) new cognitive bias t...

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  • Added: May 08, 2024
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Unhappy with your body? Deleting Instagram may help (if you're a woman). Also, forget 'cold tubs' if you want bigger muscles — and why do we consum...

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  • Added: May 03, 2024
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In this episode, we talk avian flu, the importance of not sitting, strangers knowing you better than you think, and a very strange library of evoca...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2024
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We're assuming at one point or another that you have heard (probably from an older relative?) that music is in decline. Songs these days just aren'...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2024
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On this week's show, we learn about a new way to manage anger effectively. Also, what kind of music do we feel in our heart, and what kind do we fe...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2024
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In a world where loneliness is becoming more ubiquitous, it appears having a purpose makes us feel less alone. Also, Gabe finds out why he shouldn'...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2024
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Once in a while on Science uncripted we have concrete advice for listeners that might save their lives. If you're planning on watching the solar ec...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2024
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Science unscripted, we find out why it's not good to be the last candidate considered in a job interview. Also, science says we use cu...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2024
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On Science unscripted this week, we find out how to prevent social norm erosion. Also, the German man who got 217 COVID vaccinations, and the scien...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2024
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On April 7 this year Rwanda will commemorate a genocide that, 30 years ago, left up to a million people dead and society ripped apart. With the wor...

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  • Added: Feb 29, 2024
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