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Length: Approximately 1 hour in 6 parts
In his public lecture, Mark Pagel, Professor of Evolutionary Biology at Reading University, UK, explored the origins of our unique language capability and highlighted its remarkable features that allow languages to evolve and adapt much like genes do, meaning we can trace its evolution back thousands of years into our past.
Air Date: 14/03/2012
Air Time: 7:00 PM NZST
Length: 1 Hour 30 minutes (approx)
Scientists Associate Professor Brett Cowan and Dr Donna Rose Addis from The University of Auckland showcase the incredible technology of MRI and provide a behind the scenes glimpse of cutting-edge brain research.
Air Date: 08/02/2012
Air Time: 5:00 PM NZST
Length: 1 Hour 22 Seconds
Acclaimed author and expert Professor Robert Glennon discusses the tragedy—and irony—of water in America. His acclaimed book Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What To Do About It has revealed the heady extravagances and everyday waste that are sucking the nation dry.
Air Date: 25/05/2011
Air Time: 5:30 PM NZST
Length: 1 Hour 32 Minutes 19 Seconds