For the February podcast we are very pleased to trail Science Stories – a series of films showing how scientific papers have inspired leading scientists and influenced the world around us. We also get to hear why microbes are so cool, the important efforts being done to advance forensic science and why it is good to do chemistry demonstrations and be nervous at the same time.

00:43 Dr Sinead Collins asks ‘How does acidification affect our oceans?

04:03 Professor Sue Black and Professor Paul Roberts talk about the recent scientific discussion meeting ‘The Paradigm Shift for UK Forensic Science‘.

09:34 Professor Andrea Sella talks about winning the 2014 Michael Faraday Prize for excellence in communicating science.

17:50 Excerpts from Science Stories, celebrating the 350th anniversary of Philosophical Transactions.

22:18 Why Science? from Dr Sinead Collins.

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