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Spectrum: Feely-Vision: TV you can touch, smell and taste


This week on Spectrum, we head to the movies for a whole new screening experience. We imagine zipping from city to city in capsules at speeds approaching Mach 1. And, digital restoration brings old artworks back to life. All that and more on this week's edition of Spectrum.


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 2016-04-15  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Fountain of youth - turning back the ageing clock


If only we could turn back time - no grey hair, wrinkles, bad teeth. Well...we might be closer to that miracle pill, cream or life-changing drug to keep you looking youthful well into your hundreds! Jessie Wingard presents this special edition of Spectrum coming to you from the Cologne Ageing Conference, in Cologne, Germany.


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 2016-04-12  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Fountain of youth - turning back the ageing clock


If only we could turn back time - no grey hair, wrinkles, bad teeth. Well...we might be closer to that miracle pill, cream or life-changing drug to keep you looking youthful well into your hundreds! Jessie Wingard presents this special edition of Spectrum coming to you from the Cologne Ageing Conference, in Cologne, Germany.


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 2016-04-11  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Spectrum: It's your body


Which kinds of exercises should pregnant women be doing, and which shouldn't they? We also hear about an affordable, 3D-printed prosthetic and a handful of made-in-Germany apps that are streamlining the process of finding a prostitute, an escort... or something in between.


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 2016-04-05  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Spectrum: Astrotourism and summertime blues


In this week's Spectrum, we hear why stargazers should head to Chile, why shoes are the new wrists when it comes to wearables. Plus, is daylight saving making you ill? And we meet the scientists who want to transform Africa.


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 2016-03-29  30m
 
 

Spectrum: Spectrum – Take a ride on the wild side


We celebrate everybody’s favorite mathematical constant – Pi! Go for a ride in the back of a German police car. While for some kids in Australia, going to school doesn’t involve school busses, uniforms and a classroom…but a computer in their living room. And, we head to a lab in Israel where researchers are growing artificial lungs in a bid to help asthma patients.


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 2016-03-22  29m
 
 

Spectrum: LIVE: ExoMars spacecraft goes in search of alien life on the Red Planet


Join us for a special edition of Spectrum as host Jessie Wingard presents live from the European Space Agency's mission control centre as ExoMars launches on its mission to the Red Planet in its quest to find alien life.


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 2016-03-15  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Spectrum: Seeing with sounds


We explore how people with little or no sight are using sound to see, then head to a cutting-edge university in Germany where vision impaired students are being given the opportunity to study science subjects. While in the Czech Republic, a unique map in Braille is helping blind and vision impaired people get around with ease. And, we feast our eyes on some innovative new eyewear!


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 2016-03-08  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Spectrum: A leafy love affair


We travel to the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, where landmines and soldiers aren’t the only thing people there have to worry about. A group of US scientists are thinking big when it comes to micro 3-D printing. And, a group of Australians are giving new meaning to the term ‘tree huggers’ – with a somewhat leafy love affair.


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 2016-03-01  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Spectrum: February 23, 2016


Coming up on this week's show: The digitalization of German classrooms + Europe has a new satellite up in space - and we're going to take you to where it was built + And German hospitals are under ransom attacks - cyber style.


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 2016-02-23  29m