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The EUSci podcast is lovingly crafted (well... carefully crafted, well crafted at least), by our crack team of podcasters every two weeks. Read a bit about the team's exploits below, and tune in or jump on board yourself!

EUSci Podcast #82

There's some surprising representatives from the world of science this week, as we cover a new way of telling lipstick varieties apart, and methods of tackling the untrustworthiness of Catholic cardinals. The news, read in part by prodigal podcaster Frank back in town for his PhD viva, includes babies indulging in the guilty pleasure of schadenfreude and yet another theory as to why neanderthals died out. To round up the selection our discussion tackles uncomfortable findings surrounding Facebook and our privacy and our EUWhat covers a novel use for what astronauts produce after a good meal. Enjoy.

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EUSci Podcast #81

Podcaster Mike makes his debut as host this episode, as we cover developments in solar energy technology and discover a potential weakness to be exploited in the firght against bacteria. Producer Chris also returns to one of his favorite subjects: that of spurious correlations in research, as he tells us about a link proposed between economic behaviour and language. We have a discussion covering recent criticism of the ENCODE project and ask: should emotional language be allowed in scientific journals? Of course, we start with our usual News spot, including talk of our freinds, the bees.

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EUSci Podcast #80

In our four-scorth podcast host Dave brings you up-to-date on the latest scientific breakthroughs on everything from cyborg rats to building the ultimate flying machine. Producer Chris (we just call him 'the boss') unravels the secrets of lost languages, and if that wasn't enough, Sarah has the latest relationship advice…at least if you're a guppy! And of course we have the news, this week with Jon and Steph.

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EUSci Podcast #79

In this, Episode 79 of the EUSci podcast, we take a look at efforts by British researchers to store and retrieve information in DNA, as well as what Dung beatles might have in common with sailors. Our EUWhat has a sex theme with bad news for the cohabiting straight male neat-freaks out there, and course we have news including insights into the sex lives of our furry friends- the bats.

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EUSci Podcast #78

Happy New Year to you as Steph and team welcome you to the first pod of 2013, excitingly described as a year of Invention and Discovery according to the British Science Association - but where will science take us this year? How will predicted breakthroughs in quantum computing impact on its field, where and with what sources will funding take medicine and healthcare, what will Mars curiosity rover discover on its exploration of the red planet. Will the price of having your genome sequenced continue to fall, will incremental progress be made in the realms of synthetic biology, biofuels, pharmaceuticals, meterology? We're here to help you find out.

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