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.
On this week's show: the expert who could soon take home his own Nobel Prize - Why a limit on cash payments has Germans concerned about state surveillance - And what actually happens when you recycle your tech gadgets.
We delve into the realms of space to find out what astronauts and hospital patients have in common. A group of women in Kenya have come up with a novel idea to help Nairobi’s slums toilet crisis. And, we find out what all the fuss is about when it comes to gene editing human embryos.
In this week's Spectrum, we analyze the psychology behind mob mentality in the wake of the Cologne attacks on women. We'll also hear about new technologies for tracking birds and right whales. Plus, a report on the Zika virus, from Brazil.
Switzerland’s unique clock industry keeps ticking along, scientists turn to European citizens to help track air pollution, find out what to expect in the realms of space in 2016 and why is Apple jacking up the prices of iPads and iPhones in Germany?
On this Spectrum look back: Planets, space shuttles and astronauts take center stage - a simulator where scientists conduct experiments - a flying man with a jet-pack - and why the Dutch are so darn tall.