Nights for Thursday 7 February 2013
7:10 Wet and wrinkly
How and why the hands (and feet?) of humans have evolved to get wrinkly if left wet in order to increase grip - with Tom Smulders from the Centre for Behaviour and Evolution at Newcastle University.
7:30 The Strand On Screen (BBC)
8 pm News & Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Science - Botany
Plant ecologist Bec Stanley from Auckland Botanic Gardens on the chlorophyll-filled bio-mass that photosynthesises around us. As New Zealand has no native browsing mammals (our only mammals being bats), our plants have not yet adapted to cope.
Photo: Bec Stanley
9 pm News & Weather
9:06 Our Changing World
Science and environment news from New Zealand and the world.
10 pm News & Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11 pm News & Weather
11:06 The Music Mix
Nick Atkinson presents a contemporary music magazine with interviews and music from New Zealand and overseas artists, coverage of new releases, tours, live sessions, music festivals and events.