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Technology Decoded: AI (29 April 2019)

Technology Decoded: AI (29 April 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's Technology Decoded, Richard Bradley from Deloitte looks at how artificial intelligence is already influencing our lives - although we may not realize it - and what it may do in the f...

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Swiss Up - The Secret 5th Language of Bolze

Swiss Up - The Secret 5th Language of Bolze

Swiss Up!

WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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Dig It! Begonias (29 April 2019)

Dig It! Begonias (29 April 2019)

Dig It!

With lots of lovely summer flowering plants in the garden centres, it can be tempting to go crazy and plant them out right now, but traditional gardening wisdom says to wait until the Ice Saints Da...

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Swiss Up! - The Short Life of Naked Hiking

Swiss Up! - The Short Life of Naked Hiking

Swiss Up!

Naked hiking slipped into the Swiss zeitgeist for a brief moment before it was banned 10 years ago. What happened and why? Find out on today's episode of Swiss Up!     WRS is...

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Swiss Up! - The History of Healthcare

Swiss Up! - The History of Healthcare

Swiss Up!

We're going back in time to look at Switzerland's healthcare system from the 19th century all the way through to the 21st. Dario takes us through its evolution and how it came to be a compu...

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Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge - fictional cyber attacks and how to solve them

Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge - fictional cyber attacks and how to solve them

Mid Morning Mix

  A major cyber attack has occurred. How should Europe respond? This is the question that University students will be looking to answer over the Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge - an a...

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Swiss Up! - Eiger North Face

Swiss Up! - Eiger North Face

Swiss Up!

On this episode, Dario takes us through the fame, difficulty and tragedy of the Eiger's north face.  Watch English broadcaster, Chris Tarrant, take a journey along the railway line thro...

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Health Matters: Staying Alive App (24 April 2019)

Health Matters: Staying Alive App (24 April 2019)

Health matters

News of another free smartphone App in this week's Health Matters. It's called 'Staying Alive' and allows you to find the closest defibrillator to you – potentially anywhere in the world. Listen in...

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Swiss Up! - Freedom of the Press

Swiss Up! - Freedom of the Press

Swiss Up!

  Switzerland ranks 6th worldwide on the World Press Freedom Index but there are warning signs that this could change. Find out all about the Swiss media landscape and what the future may h...

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Dig It! Organic Seeds (24 April 2019)

Dig It! Organic Seeds (24 April 2019)

Dig It!

Warm weather and occasional rain make for a perfect start to the veggie growing season in Switzerland. If you haven't already started your veggie plot this year, or are looking for some inspira...

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SUN Bioscience: talking medical testing of the future

SUN Bioscience: talking medical testing of the future

Mid Morning Mix

  Sylke Hoehnel and Nathalie Brandenberg from SUN bioscience join Katt Cullen for the Mid Morning Mix.

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Technology Decoded: Augmented Reality (22 April 2019)

Technology Decoded: Augmented Reality (22 April 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's show, Richard Bradley from Deloitte, looks at Augmented Reality and how it is much more than simply Pokémon Go... !

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Swiss Up! - Revising the constitution

Swiss Up! - Revising the constitution

Swiss Up!

On the first day of the 21st century, Switzerland rolled in a newly revised constitution. Find out why it was new, what there was beforehand and whether we're likely to see antoher total revisi...

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Kids In Mind IQ 4 (25 April 2019)

Kids In Mind IQ 4 (25 April 2019)

Kids in Mind

On this series of programmes, Dr Rebecca Weber looks at intelligence in children and teens. What does 'High Intellectual Potential' actually mean?

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Kids In Mind IQ 3 (18 April 2019)

Kids In Mind IQ 3 (18 April 2019)

Kids in Mind

On this series of programmes, Dr Rebecca Weber looks at intelligence in children and teens. On this show - are 'gifted', 'talented' and 'precocious' the same?

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Kids In Mind IQ 2 (11 April 2019)

Kids In Mind IQ 2 (11 April 2019)

Kids in Mind

On this series of programmes, Dr Rebecca Weber looks at intelligence in children and teens. What is the differences between 'gifted' children and everyone else?

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Kids In Mind IQ 1 (4 April 2019)

Kids In Mind IQ 1 (4 April 2019)

Kids in Mind

On this series of programmes, Dr Rebecca Weber looks at intelligence in children and teens. On this show - nature vs nuture!

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Christian Rohner - Museum of Communication in Bern

Christian Rohner - Museum of Communication in Bern

Mid Morning Mix

  Christian Rohner is the Head of Exhibitions at the Museum of Communication in Bern. He joined the museum as a Curator for the full renovation of their now award-winning permanent&nbs...

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ART SEEN - Life of Mine: Giving mine action a human face

ART SEEN - Life of Mine: Giving mine action a human face

ART SEEN

  If you go for a stroll along the lakeside on Quai Mont Blanc, something else than the beautiful panorama or the famous Jet d'Eau will capture your attention: the compelling photo art ...

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Swiss Up! - When landmarks burn down

Swiss Up! - When landmarks burn down

Swiss Up!

With the tragedy of the Notre Dame in our global consciousness, this epsiode of Swiss Up! looks at some Swiss fire tragedies and what is done nowadays to prevent any more fire-related destruction.&...

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McKay Interview: Dame Inga Beale (20th April 2019)

McKay Interview: Dame Inga Beale (20th April 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest this week has broken so much new ground, has smashed through the corporate glass ceiling with such elan, and has forced so many to look at things differently, indeed do thi...

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Ramadan Hiseni wants that youth silver middleweight title

Ramadan Hiseni wants that youth silver middleweight title

Mid Morning Mix

  Swiss middleweight fighter Ramadan Hiseni, will be fighting for his first title in a few weeks time. The fight is against Christian Schembri, from Malta, and will take part at V...

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Swiss Up! - The Orient Express

Swiss Up! - The Orient Express

Swiss Up!

After the first World War, The Orient Express reopened and this time it passed through Switzerland. Find out why it didn't run through Switzerland before and what happened to it afterwards on t...

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What's on at the UN? Cultural events open to all

What's on at the UN? Cultural events open to all

UN Roundup

  One month on from Cyclone Idai, Daniel Johnson reports in with a warning from UNICEF. Children need urgent access to health, nutrition and water services to prevent malnutrition and disea...

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