Series 2 Episode 1 : 7.30pm, RTE One, Friday 6th September 2013
RTE One 7.30PM, Friday, September 06, 2013
The new series kicks off as Kathriona looks into the science of food, Jonathan finds out how hybrid cars can help us understand the process of inflammation, and Aoibhinn meets researchers in LIT whose next research project is headed to the International Space Station!
The Science of Food
Inflammation and Sepsis
Weird Science - Wood Frog
Plants in Space
Series 2 Episode 2 : 7.30pm, RTE One, Friday 13th September 2013
RTE One 7.30PM, Friday, September 13, 2013
Aoibhinn investigates a condition which prevents over 100,000 people in Ireland from getting a good night’s sleep, Jonathan meets a team of scientists who are not only looking at repairing bones but re-growing them, and Kathriona finds out how seaweed could be big business for Ireland!
Weird Science - Willow Trees
Series 2 Episode 3 : 7.30pm, RTE One, Friday 20th September 2013
RTE One 7.30PM, Friday, September 20, 2013
On this week’s show, Jonathan looks into the controversial world of genomic testing, Kathriona investigates our air quality and its potential impact on our health, and Aoibhinn checks out some Irish research projects that are destined for the stars!
Irish Science in Space
Series 2 Episode 4 : 7.30pm, RTE One, Friday 27th September 2013
RTE One 7.30PM, Friday, September 27, 2013
On this week’s show, Aoibhinn investigates just how road ready we are for electric vehicles, Kathriona looks into new technologies which could enable Irish farmers to determine the gender of their calves, and Jonathan finds out if he could have what it takes to become a top surgeon!
Weird Science - Bobtail Squid
Series 2 Episode 5 : 7.30pm, RTE One, Friday 4th October 2013
RTE One 7.30PM, Friday, October 04, 2013
On this week’s show, Jonathan checks out two very different projects which could have positive impacts on our environment, Aoibhinn investigates how maths can be used to improve the management and distribution of blood supplies around Irish hospitals, and as Kathriona looks into grass growth monitoring that uses NASA satellite data she also gets the chance to fly a high tech drone!
Grass Growth Monitoring
MACSI Maths Workshop
World 1st in Biodegradable Plastics
Series 2 Episode 6 : 7.30pm, RTE One, Friday 11th October 2013
RTE One 7.30PM, Friday, October 11, 2013
On this week’s show, Aoibhinn finds out about biomedical diagnostic devices which could transform our healthcare, Jonathan looks into the evolution of the 80s solar calculator, and Kathriona investigates a unique Irish technology which could revolutionise the way we manage our renewable energies.
Solar Cell Technology
Weird Science - Sink Holes
Series 2 Episode 7 : 7.30pm, RTE One, Friday 18th October 2013
RTE One 7.30PM, Friday, October 18, 2013
This week, Aoibhinn takes a look at the science behind running, Jonathan investigates the benefits and challenges of developing offshore wind turbine platforms, while Kathriona gets close up and personal with some mosquitoes to find out how Irish scientists are helping to eradicate Malaria…