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Category: Science

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.

November 28, 2016

Episode 198 - Learning from robotic blunders

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?

November 21, 2016

Episode 197 - Surviving Chicago in a zombie outbreak, finding hidden snakes and adapting frogs

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.

November 14, 2016

Episode 196 - Bacteria helping humans from Acne to Plastics and antibiotics

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.

November 7, 2016

Episode 195 - Mysterious sounds from the ocean depths

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.