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Science Scoop

Hosted by Jonathan Stark, Nandana Syam

Tuesdays 18:00 - 19:00

In Science Scoop, we bring you the biggest, best, and most fascinating new stories from the science world.

In addition to science news, we also answer your questions about science on air - you can message us on facebook with any submissions.


Season 1

Episode 1: Join Nandana and Jonathan for the premier episode of Science Scoop! In this one we're talking about some brand new research into same-sex mouse babies and a story that's put the future of the ISS into doubt, as well as answering some very interesting viewer questions.

Episode 2: Nandana and Jonathan are back for another episode of Science Scoop. We discuss the pros and cons of 'in vitro' meat, when humans are likely to go to Mars, and how UK scientists and institutions are preparing for life outside the EU.

Episode 3: Jonathan and Nandana are back, once again bringing you the newest news from the science world along with answers to listener questions. We discuss the record-breaking Parker Solar Probe and pioneering new methods for tracking mood in at-risk patients, as well as taking a brief foray into the long and illustrious history of chocolate.

Episode 4: Bringing you the latest and greatest science news, including MRI scans on cosmonauts, the bizarre story of the smallest flightless bird, and the all-important question: Which scientist should go on the Bank of England £50?

Episode 5: This week we discuss the latest in research as usual - including transparent mice, and an upcoming vote to redefine the kilogram. We'll also be talking about why the appendix is useful, the concerning state of the graphene market, and thinking with your gut.