Like destroying things? We all do. So much so that scientists in even Europe are planning a 100-kilometer mega-project to destroy the smallest things possible. Plus, a gigantic natural disaster is boiling in Germany's belly.
Spectrum: It hurts to let your football team down
How can professional athletes who cause their team to lose by their blunders be helped? Also, can snail slime make us prettier? And we talk about asbestos, a very dangerously fine dust.
Spectrum: The dark side of the meat
Meat's delicious — but bad for our planet. The solution? Grow it in a lab. We also enter a German hospital to show you how invasive Germany's national health study is, and if you like the moon, you'll love 2019.
Spectrum: New Year’s Resolutions
The most common aspirations for the New Year are to eat healthier, have more time for your family and get more physical exercise. Why is so difficult to achieve this?
Spectrum: Take a bite
Toxic banana production in Ecuador, growing your own vegetables at the supermarket, and the story of a piranha named "Bert" biting a man's finger (and why the man deserved it.) All that, plus a lot of health and food research, on this week's show.