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Daily bulletins reporting the latest news from the world of science and technology, from the Evening Standard. Hosted on Acast. See ( for more information.
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China’s Chang’e-6 mission to moon’s dark side

China has blasted off its Chang’e-6 robotic spacecraft bound for the moon’s dark side as part of a trio of missions aiming to get boots on the lunar surface. Nasa maps space weather 280 light-years away. Immunotherapy hope for cancer treatment after cell discovery. Apple examines 'iPhone alarm bug'. Puppy yoga banned over animal welfare fears.Also in this episode:Fitness life quality boost for middle-aged womenSwarm of GPS-powered giant robot beesWild orangutan ‘uses plant medicine to treat wound’Sprocket, is that you? Fraggle Rock-inspired dancing robo-dog  Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
5/3/20246 minutes, 15 seconds
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Bill Richards: Magic Mushrooms and Epic Poetry (Brave New World Preview)

In this preview of our Brave New World series, Evgeny talks to psychologist and researcher Bill Richards, whose book Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences is considered a seminal work in the field and is now in its 10th edition. To listen to the whole interview, and hear previous episodes, search 'Brave New World' in your podcast provider. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
4/27/202419 minutes, 47 seconds
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Wim Hof & Rita Ora: Braving the Ice (Brave New World Preview)

In this preview edition of our Brave New World series, Evgeny meets Wim Hof to learn more about the Dutch athlete’s ‘Method’; a combination of breathing and cold-water immersion that he claims can have health and psychological benefits. Rita Ora also joins the show and talks about her own experience using Wim’s techniques as part of her wellness routines.To hear the whole show, and listen to previous episodes, search 'Brave New World Evening Standard' in your podcast provider. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
4/13/202419 minutes, 35 seconds
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Jonathan Haidt: What has social media done to our children? (Brave New World preview)

In this preview of our Brave New World series, Evgeny Lebedev talks to Jonathan Haidt. Together they look at the impact of tech and social media on the child and adolescent brain. Jonathan's new book, 'The Anxious Generation' is available now. To hear the whole interview, search 'Brave New World Evening Standard' on your podcast provider. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
4/6/202418 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ben Greenfield: The Human Guinea Pig (Brave New World Preview)

What is biohacking and are you already doing it without realising? Evgeny spends a day with the ‘world’s fittest man’, Ben Greenfield, to learn how exercise, diet and light contribute to wellness. To hear the whole episode search 'Brave New World Evening Standard' in your podcast provider. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
3/30/202419 minutes, 21 seconds
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Bryan Johnson: Turning Back Time (Brave New World Preview)

Evgeny meets ‘anti-ageing poster boy’ Bryan Johnson, the entrepreneur whose ‘Project Blueprint’ aims to extend the human lifespan. He also talks to the 46-year-old’s doctor Oliver Zolman, who details how they’re approaching a controversial area of emerging science. To hear the whole episode search 'Brave New World Evening Standard' in your podcast provider. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
3/16/202420 minutes, 2 seconds
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My Ayahuasca Journey (Brave New World Preview)

Evgeny Lebedev describes his experience at a psychedelic retreat in Costa Rica where he encountered Ayahuasca, a plant-based brew used by indigenous healers. Psychedelics researcher Professor David Nutt, psychologist Bill Richards returns to the show to explain what’s happening to the mind when DMT is used and how some believe it can help with recovery from trauma. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
3/2/202417 minutes, 44 seconds
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David Nutt: The Psychedelic Renaissance (Brave New World Preview)

Could psychedelics be used to help tackle mental health issues like depression and addiction? In this preview episode of Brave New World, Evgeny Lebedev speaks to Professor David Nutt, one the leading researchers in this controversial field. He also speaks to Buzzfeed journalist Lara Parker who used ketamine assisted therapy to treat clinical depression.To hear the whole interview, including additional interviews with pioneers Robin Carhart-Harris and Amanda Feilding, search 'Brave New World Evening Standard' on your podcast provider. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
2/17/202417 minutes, 57 seconds
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Odysseus Moon launch explained

Moon lander launches successfully on Space X Falcon 9 - but what will it do when it lands? Why scientists have grown beef inside rice. Sadiq Khan: deepfake audio clips nearly caused ‘serious disorder’. Sony: No PS5 price cuts or major game sequels any time soon. Also in this episode:OpenAI says GPT-5 is a ‘little bit smarter’Robot surgeon in space performs first simulated procedureWhy grey squirrels outcompete red rivalsWhy women interpret emojis differently to menFollow us on X or on Threads. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
2/15/20246 minutes, 59 seconds
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How Not To Die with Special Guests David Sinclair and David Walliams (Brave New World preview)

Is it possible to live forever – and would you even want to? Evgeny Lebedev is joined by David Walliams to explore the science and ethics of age reversal. He also meets longevity pioneer Dr David Sinclair, who gives advice on how to extend lifespans - and tells David Walliams how to reverse his biological clock.This is a preview of our Brave New World series. To hear the whole episode search 'Brave New World Evening Standard' on your podcast provider. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
2/3/202419 minutes
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Gabor Maté: Tackling Trauma (Brave New World Preview)

Previewing our Brave New World series, in which Evgeny Lebedev delves deep into the ideas of thought leaders, scientists, and intellectuals who are shaping the future and transforming our culture. Tune in each week for captivating interviews with some of the brightest minds of our time, and explore the realms of longevity, neuroscience, biohacking and psychedelics like never before. For the full version of this interview, go to the Brave New World channel or search 'Brave New World Evening Standard' on your podcast provider.Our first episode features Dr Gabor Maté, a renowned physician and best-selling author recognised for his ground-breaking work in the fields of addiction and mental health. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
1/20/202419 minutes, 20 seconds
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Elon Musk hires new CEO for Twitter

Rumours spread on who will take over after Elon Musk’s tweet. Wind power overtakes gas in the UK for the first time. Pregnant mum’s life ‘saved by Apple Watch’. How Hammerhead sharks ‘hold their breath’ to stay warm. In this episode:Astronomers spot the largest cosmic explosion ever seenAli Warrington from charity Possible reacts to wind power boost for the UKA-level students still learning about floppy disks but not AI, Parliament toldStudy: AI could help improve heart attack diagnosisRobot camera finds alligator in Florida water pipe Follow us on Twitter #TechScienceDaily Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
5/12/20236 minutes, 58 seconds
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Eco-anxiety and How to Deal with It (EON.Next promotion)

In this promotional episode brought to you in partnership with E.ON Next: What is eco-anxiety? Should we feel powerless about climate change? Can small, green changes make a big difference? Climate Researcher and Comedian Dr Matt Winning, and Clinical Psychologist Dr Patrick Kennedy Williams discuss the concept of eco-anxiety, how it affects young people, and the best ways to deal with concerns about the environment. In this episode:·      How eco-anxiety can affect us and our motivation·      Gen-Z’s awareness of the climate crisis·      How humans have recognised climate changes throughout history·      Why we’re not powerless when it comes to climate change·      How sharing your concerns with others can helpAlso on the Tech & Science Daily feed is a meditative audio resource provided by E.ON Next. If you want more just search “Power up for Change” in your podcasting app. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
4/15/20237 minutes, 21 seconds
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Green Noise Guided Meditation (E.ON Next Promotion)

This is a bonus episode featuring a green noise guided meditation, brought to you in partnership with E.ON Next. If you heard our episode on Eco-Anxiety and How to Deal with It, you’ll know that E.ON Next have created something of an audio toolkit for when eco-anxiety, or anxiety at large, starts to mount.And that’s what we have for you today - a mindfulness meditation. Here for you when you need to reduce stress, address anxiety and improve your well-being. So if you feel you need it now, or at a later date, this chance to take a pause will be waiting. Ready for you to use for rest, renewal, or just a moment of calm to yourself.If you want more just search “Power up for Change” in your podcasting app. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
4/15/20239 minutes, 50 seconds
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Twitter blue tick removal confusion

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis’s crypto copycat. Will Wikipedia start using AI? The country that has now banned ChatGPT. UK team develops testosterone patch for menopausal women. In this episode:Oxford Uni’s Origin project to boost mental healthUnlimited fines for sewage dumping water companiesOfcom cracks down on ‘One Touch Switch’ broadband delayDeepest fish ever recorded revealed by scientistsFollow us on Twitter #TechScienceDaily Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
4/3/20236 minutes, 29 seconds
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Mick Fowler: A Life in Climbing (Berghaus Promotion)

Mick Fowler, one of the UK's most celebrated mountain climbers, talks to us about his astonishing career scaling some of the highest, most difficult peaks in the world. From his hillwalking adventures as a young boy with his father, to organising his first major expedition in Peru, and through his battle with cancer, Mick takes us on a thrilling journey. Learn about his triumphs, mistakes, and how equipment has evolved over his five decades in the sport. This episode has been produced in association with Berghaus Extrem. Find the full range of outdoor clothing at Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
3/11/20237 minutes, 37 seconds
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Exploring a 'hidden world', astronaut Jeremy Hansen | Special

This is a re-run of our special episode to mark Earth Day 2022: We explore the hidden secrets beneath the world’s surface with astronaut Jeremy Hansen, from the Canadian Space Agency.As part of Jeremy’s cave training with the European Space Agency, he has ventured deep underground rocky caves in Sardinia.The skill and equipment required means not everyone can experience this mysterious place… until now.Jeremy relives his journey through the caves, explains their relevance for astronaut training and how this -along with space travel- can help protect our planet. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
12/28/20229 minutes, 6 seconds
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The future of AI with Paddy Cosgrave | Web Summit 2022

Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave on why AI is such a huge topic in the tech world. Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff reveals plans for Ring Drone to roam around your home. Mozilla President Mark Surman on why algorithms need to be user-focussed. Plus:Twitter begins cutting jobs following Elon Musk takeoverPrince William reveals Earthshot Prize finalistsWhy the NHS is putting maggots in patients’ woundsFollow us on Twitter #TechScienceDaily Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
11/4/20227 minutes, 34 seconds
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‘War and human extinction’ 2070 climate investigation

A study by the University of Cambridge is investigating links between global temperatures continuing to rise and whether humankind could be edging dangerously close to a devastating “climate endgame”. Future £9 million Royal Navy AI ‘ghost ship’ could ‘make own battle decisions’. Ultra-processed foods dementia link. Mammoth bones show humans settled North America ‘17,000 years earlier’ than known. Logitech G and Tencent Games building cloud gaming console. Clucking great - world’s first carbon neutral supermarket eggs. Nanotech tattoo offers skin-built health monitoring device. ‘Hunting for lost my bitcoin hard drive at rubbish dump’. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
8/2/20226 minutes, 25 seconds
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Minecraft YouTuber Technoblade’s farewell to fans

Minecraft YouTuber Technoblade’s farewell to fans, narrated by his father, hits nearly 3 million views in just a few hours following the 23-year-old’s death from cancer. His dad says his son wrote the message eight hours before passing away.LGBTQ+ rights campaigners are attacking Amazon on social media because the company’s restricting search results for some gay and trans-related products in the UAE. It comes as London celebrates the 50th anniversary of the capital’s first Pride march, including an augmented reality exhibition using tech from Snapchat. The show will display work from six artists on iconic buildings in Soho.Plus:The “Missing Cryptoqueen” has been placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted listWhy Google’s offering $90m to small app developersFifa’s been showing off how VAR will work at the World CupAstronauts are losing more bone mass in space than initially thoughtFlavoured heated tobacco could be banned across the EUA study suggests 16 and 17-year-olds are more than three times more vulnerable to developing a cannabis addiction than adultsThe curse of Vecna hits Netflix… Fans had to wait a little longer to catch the final episodes of season 4 Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
7/1/20225 minutes, 16 seconds
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Crypto crash: Bitcoin cheapest since summer ‘21

Bitcoin drops to a low of $25,401, and is down more than 45 per cent so far this year - a long way from its $69,000 peak in November 2021.Can ‘pandemic darling’ Peloton reverse fortunes amid cost-of-living crisis? Scientists want to build a solar power plant in space. Google unveils first Pixel Watch.Disney Plus reports gaining nearly eight million new subscribers. Facebook-owner Meta ‘tells AR division to prepare for budget cuts’. Drone delivery routes expanded by Royal Mail. Assassin’s Creed gamer says he’s finished all 12 titles ‘without taking single hit’. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
5/12/20225 minutes, 33 seconds
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Spotify CEO won’t ‘silence’ Joe Rogan

The Spotify CEO has condemned Joe Rogan over his use of racial slurs but says he won’t ‘silence’ him. In a leaked letter sent to staff, Daniel Ek, said he will not remove the US podcaster from the platform. He went on to confirm that over 100 episodes of the show had been taken down but said it was Rogan’s decision, after ‘discussions’ and ‘his own reflections on some of the content in the show’. An exhibit is being set up to tell the story of how the famous Millenium Falcon was built - in a small town in Wales in 1979. A UN report says North Korea’s missile programme has been at least partly funded through stolen crypto. Scientists create spinal cord implants that could allow paralysed people to walk and a leading scientist says that criticism of AstraZeneca Covid jab is likely to have killed thousands.The Galaxy S22 will use a material developed using plastic from recycled fishing nets, top companies have been exaggerating their climate change progress. Plus, reports that Amazon and Nike are looking at a Peloton takeover. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
2/7/20225 minutes, 28 seconds
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Climate crisis: Earth’s past seven years hottest ever

Data from the European Union’s Copernicus satellite constellation shows 2021 was the fifth worst as greenhouse gases warming Earth’s atmosphere keeps rising. Man’s heart replaced with GM pig organ...patient ‘doing well’. Gamer LAPD cops sacked for ‘neglecting robbery to play Pokémon Go’. GTA-maker buys Farmville firm in record $12.7 billion deal. Huge Roman and Iron Age settlement found by British train tunnel archaeologists. NFT sales hit $25 billion last year, but his crypto craze slowing? Would you live with other hodlers on ‘Cryptoland’ Pacific island? Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
1/11/20226 minutes, 1 second
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Warning over scientists creating ‘risky’ self-spreading viruses

There’s a warning ‘risky’ self-spreading viruses being developed by scientists could have “irreversible consequences” for the planet.An international team of academics at Kings College London led by Dr Filippa Lentzos say they’re worried about scientists attempting to develop viral vaccines by modifying viruses. At CES Hyundai have been offering people ‘virtual test drives’ of their concept cars using the metaverse. They’ve revealed concepts for new EVs and hydrogen-powered cars. Organisers of the annual E3 event say it’ll be held virtually this year because of the pandemic. A study is warning the number of adults living with dementia worldwide is expected to nearly triple. Social media firms which fail to protect their users could be fined up to £18billion under new online safety reforms. Plus Scientists have extracted human DNA from head lice samples for the first time, VW reveals a release date for its electric camper van, and why phones with physical keyboards aren’t dead. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
1/7/20225 minutes, 27 seconds
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Climate change: Thousands of heat-related deaths worldwide every year

Scientists say data from 43 countries reveals shocking relationship between man-made global warming and the risk of death from extreme heat. Nasa reveals a fresh peek into the heart of the Milky Way. Cyberpunk maker reports slump in quarterly profit amid Playstation Store ban. Is new Tesla camera-based software monitoring drivers using Autopilot feature? TikTok given a month to respond to claims of EU consumer rights breaches. Twitter experiment finds correcting misinformation makes problem worse. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
6/1/20216 minutes, 23 seconds
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GCSE students line up for ‘dream” Tech jobs | Thursday 20th August 2020

As 950,000 pupils receive their GCSE results, “the dream” is to land a job in tech, according to a new Samsung survey, Google's tackling troubles with its G-suite services including Gmail, Its official, Apple is the world's biggest company, Elon Musk’s Space X has raked in some extra funding, AirBnB's gearing up for what would be the biggest share sale of the year, and much to residents disgust Florida Keys is about to be invaded by 750 million genetically modified mosquitos.  Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
8/20/20207 minutes, 50 seconds