BBC Focus Magazine Podcast

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The latest news from the team behind Focus magazine - a popular UK-based science and technology magazine. To find out more, visit sciencefocus.com

"Do plants have a form of consciousness?" and "Can you teach empathy?" BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions

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Daniel Levitin reveals how to cope with information overload; Polly Morland delves into the subject of risk ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BBCFocusMagazinePodcast/~4/RmzxztL45mU)
“Is the amount of matter in the Universe infinite?” and “What’s the best way to brush your teeth?” BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions
“Is the amount of matter in the Universe infinite?” and “What’s the best way to brush your teeth?” BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions
Randall Munroe answers some absurd questions; Danielle George reveals what's in store for this year's Royal Institution Christmas Lectures; Jim Al-Khalili explores the strange world of quantum biology ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BBCFocusMagazinePodcast/~4/LVGoDKisp_o)
“Is the amount of matter in the Universe infinite?” and “What’s the best way to brush your teeth?” BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions
Caleb Scharf discusses Earth’s place in the cosmos; Karlheinz Meier describes his quest to simulate the human brain
"Why don’t butterflies fly in straight lines?" and "Is the right side of your brain really more creative?" BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions
"Can consciousness be switched on and off?" and "Why do planets not twinkle?" BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions
"Does photosynthesis occur in moonlight?" and "What’s the best way to treat insomnia?" BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions
Sally Davies discusses the problem of antibiotic resistance; James Levine explains why your chair is killing you
"Why don’t all dark clouds bring rain?" and "If you are allergic to penicillin, can you eat Stilton?" BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions
"Why don’t all dark clouds bring rain?" and "If you are allergic to penicillin, can you eat Stilton?" BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions
"Why do people behave differently in a crowd?" and "How did dinosaurs mate?" BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions
Gaia Vince describes her adventures in the Anthropocene; Richard Dunn celebrates the 300th anniversary of the Longitude Prize
"How many potentially hazardous asteroids are there?" and "Why do accidents happen in slow motion?" BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BBCFocusMagazinePodcast/~4/kr7sljZ5Ww4)
Henry Marsh discusses the ups and downs of life as a brain surgeon; Robert Dudley explains why we’re hardwired to love alcohol
Henry Marsh discusses the ups and downs of life as a brain surgeon; Robert Dudley explains why we’re hardwired to love alcohol
"Is the Great Wall of China really visible from space?" and "Why do we get used to smells?" BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions
"Why do birds fly in formation?" and "Is anything actually 2D?" BBC Click Radio presenter Gareth Mitchell answers life's big questions