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Nanoparticles in food

In this week’s podcast we explore the growing use of nanotechnology in food. We speak with one scientist who is at the forefront of research on how these microscopic particles may affect our health, both positively and negatively.

Empathy and the environment

In part two of our series on climate change and health we explore ways to communicate effectively about the issue. What can be done to convince skeptics? And we’ll explain why empathy might be the key to shifting the conversation.

Boosting childhood development

In this week’s episode: Researchers say they’ve identified ways to boost the cognitive development of children in low- and middle-income countries, plus the challenge of funding basic science research.