Tomorrow Today: The Science Magazine

Dive in to the fascinating world of science with Tomorrow Today. Your weekly dose of science knowledge. A show for everyone who's curious -- about our cosmos and how it works.

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Save the insects!


In Morocco, researchers are helping local farmers protect insect populations and boost their yields. The project called Farming with Alternative Pollinators encourages farmers to grow a variety of insect-attracting plants alongside their main crop.


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Waste management in Brasília


Brazil still has hundreds of open landfill sites full of garbage. Now a university in the capital Brasília is helping to implement a new, sustainable waste management system. The program aims to increase the proportion of waste that is recycled.


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Antibiotic medicines from mangrove swamps


The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria is an urgent medical problem. At Germany's Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, a researcher from Indonesia is hoping to find potent antimicrobial substances in soil samples from mangrove swamps.


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What causes ocean currents?


This week's viewer question was sent in by Arnulfo Quintanilla from El Salvador.


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Why do we have two nostrils?


The Tomorrow Today viewer question this week comes from Salvador Salazar in Venezuela.


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Countdown to Solar Orbiter launch


Scientists will soon be able to predict solar storms with a special orbiter, set to launch in February. Its job is to track the visible surface of the sun and at the same time map its magnetic field, thereby providing glimpses into the inner life of the sun.


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Here comes the sun


Our sun is a huge ball of electrically charged gas that’s been shining bright for around 4.5 billion years and providing the earth with heat and light. Without it, the rich diversity of life on earth would never have developed.


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Masturbation – what science has to say


This week’s viewer question comes from Kal Mbye in Gambia.


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Visible yet invisible: The poetry of light


It isn't only physicists who are fascinated by light. Poets too have been entranced by its powers. Photons have mysterious properties. Perhaps this is why we like to light candles when we're feeling contemplative.


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LiFi - The internet of light


Li-Fi, short for "Light Fidelity" is a wireless technology that uses LED light to share data. It is faster and safer than regular WiFi. And it could soon be put into practice.


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