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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Darwin's Fish: Evolutionary controversies in the fossil record See how modern analyses of the fossil record, genetics and development provide a new understanding of flatfish evolution, and how this bears on both the great flatfish controversy and the rate and nature of evolutionary change more broadly. Matt Friedman 04 Oct 2013
2 Darwin and Friends Professor Robin Dunbar explores if there is a limit to the number of friends we can keep track of and explains the origin of "Dunbar's Number". Robin Dunbar 10 Feb 2011
3 Slime Moulds to run the railways? Should we let slime moulds run our railways? Slime moulds can produce networks as efficient, cost-effective and resilient as railway networks designed by people, despite having no central control over what they build. Mark Fricker 10 Feb 2011
4 Darwin 200: Dawkins and Harries Richard Dawkins and former Bishop of Oxford Richard Harries recreate the famous Oxford evolution debate of 1860. Richard Dawkins, Richard Harries, Jeremy Paxman 16 Feb 2009