Learning from robotic blunders - how are artificial intelligence can often fail and what we're doing to improve it. Robots can fail at university entrance exams, landing on planets and even navigating daily life. So how do we make them better?
How long would Chicago last in a zombie outbreak? What animal can humans easily detect hidden in a noisy signal? How are frogs adapting to climate change? All this and more in a survival special.
Turning bacteria into allies to help with antibiotics, plastics and more. Bacteria that thrive on acne can help us tackle skin disease, other bacteria can help us prey on antibiotic resistant microbes. Plus cracking the structure of plastic forming bacteria.
Identifying the mysterious noises from the depths of the ocean. From volcanoes to icebergs across the world mysterious ocean noises baffle scientists and confuse wildlife. Plus the noisy dawn chorus...of fish.