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BBC Inside Science

300 EpisodesProduced by BBC Radio 4Website

Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.

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Antarctic science rescue, Killing cancer with viruses, Measuring wind from space and the Last man on the moon

Why the British Antarctic science base is being temporarily abandoned. New cracks have appeared in the Ice shelf on which the Halley research station sits.

The promise of viro-therapy for treating cancer. Scientists have successfully used a virus to kill cancer cells. They say this could form the basis for a vaccine that could be injected to destroy tumours.

The limitations of mouse models. Many animals are used for testing treatments intended for humans, we explain why the results of such experiments can't always be applied to people.

Measuring wind speeds from space. A new satellite will lead to more accurate weather forecasts.

Gene Cernan, the last man on the moon. We celebrate the charismatic astronaut who has died aged 82.

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