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Katie and Luke take a light-hearted look at science in the news, and explore the real story behind the headlines.

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Katie and Luke take a light-hearted look at science in the news, and explore the real story behind the headlines.

    #3 – About Artificial Intelligence

    #3 – About Artificial Intelligence

    After a regrettable delay (one of our hosts selfishly decided to write a thesis...) Episode 3 is here! In this episode, Katie and Luke are joined by the excellent Beatriz Costa Gomes. They're discussing news stories they've seen about artificial intelligence. Join them while they sort through the mess of neural networks, algorithms and deep learning.Have you heard?Self-Driving Cars More Likely to Drive into Black People, Study ClaimsGoogle AI Can Predict When People Will Die With ‘95 Per Cent Accuracy’New AI fake text generator may be too dangerous to release, say creatorsYou can find the Have You Heard? Podcast on YouTube, iTunes, Spotify or your favourite podcasting app. We'd love you to send us any interesting news articles you've seen, questions you have, or feedback for us. Leave a comment below, send us an email at haveyouhearduk@gmail.com or use our contact form. You can also contact us on Twitter or Facebook.Music in this episode:"Funkorama"Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    #2 – About Gut Microbes

    #2 – About Gut Microbes

    In the second episode of the podcast, Luke and Katie are joined by the wonderful Paul Campbell. He'll be helping to tackle news stories about the microbiome, the bacteria that live on and in us. Join us to find out if your gut can affect your mood, and if probiotics are all they're cracked up to be.Have you heard?Probiotics labelled 'quite useless'After A Torrent Of Criticism, A Journal Just Retracted A Study Pushing The Trendy "Gut Makeover" DietYou can find the Have You Heard? Podcast on YouTube, iTunes, Spotify or your favourite podcasting app. We’re always happy to hear your feedback, so if you have any comments or questions, or if you want to send us a science article that you’ve seen and want to know more about, get in touch. Leave a comment below, send us an email at haveyouhearduk@gmail.com or use our contact form. You can also contact us on Twitter or Facebook.Music in this episode:"Funkorama"Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    #1 – About Food and Drink

    #1 – About Food and Drink

    In our first episode Jason Chu, from the HYH team, joins Katie and Luke to talk about stories they’ve heard in the news about food and drink. Join us to find out if chocolate can stop you aging, how much coffee you should be drinking, and whether wine is harmful or helpful.Have you heard?You can live longer if you combine chocolate and zinc, according to new studySix cups of coffee a day cuts your risks of dying early by 16%How much wine should you really be drinking?You can find the Have You Heard? Podcast on YouTube, iTunes, Spotify or your favourite podcasting app. We’re always happy to hear your feedback, so if you have any comments or questions, or if you want to send us a science article that you’ve seen and want to know more about, get in touch. Leave a comment below, send us an email at haveyouhearduk@gmail.com or use our contact form. You can also contact us on Twitter or Facebook.Music in this episode:"Funkorama"Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Have You Heard Podcast

    Have You Heard Podcast

    We are very excited to announce the launch of the Have You Heard? podcast!Each episode, Katie Downes and Luke Chaplin from the HYH team will explore some of the science that they’ve spotted in the news. Joined by a guest, they will bring in news articles that have caught their attention. With a few laughs along the way, they will break down the article, explain the science behind it and sort the facts from the exaggerations.You can find the Have You Heard podcast on YouTube, iTunes, Spotify or your favourite podcasting app.The music, kindly provided, was: "Funkorama" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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