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Category: Science & Medicine

A fun take on the latest science news with enough data to sink your teeth into. Lagrange Point goes beyond the glossy summary and gets in depth with the research from across the world.

April 27, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 115 - Cloning Special Part 1 - The History Of Cloning And Orphan Black

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How has the history of cloning developed? What are the scientific and ethical limitations? We explore the science of cloning through the lens of popular culture and Orphan Black in Part 1 of our Cloning Special!

April 20, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 114 - Random Failures, Fatigue, Breaking Bridges And Cudly 3d Printers

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How do we prevent catastrophic failures like the Tacoma Narrows bridge or the Millennium Bridge? Just what is fatigue? Why do our computer models need to be more random? All this and more on Lagrange Point!

April 13, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 113 - Jupiter Coming In Like A Wrecking Ball And Quakes In Space!

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Jupiter came into the young solar system like a wrecking ball, but Saturn was there keep us safe. Can you be safe from earthquakes even in orbit? Questions of planetary proportions in this week's Lagrange Point!

April 6, 2015

Lagrange Point Episode 112 - Myopia On The Rise Is It Technologies Fault Or Something More Pervasive

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Why is myopia on the rise? Are smartphones and studying to blame? Not really, but there are some interesting ways we can help prevent it, and it all comes down to light!