Nights for Thursday 27 August 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 DNA for sale

Dr Luigi Palombi, director, Genetic Sequence Right Project

Issues and implications of gene patenting, in light of the public hearings which have begun with the Australian Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs.

7:30 Spectrum:

People, places and events in New Zealand.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 Body Parts - human biology

Professor Jean Fleming, endocrinologist, University of Otago

Biology of the human body boiled down ... immune defense system.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 7

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Our Changing World:

Radio New Zealand's science and environment programme.

9:59 Conundrum: Clue 8

10 pm News & Weather

10:17 Late Edition

A review of the leading news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11 pm News & Weather

11:06 The Music Mix