Nights for Thursday 20 June 2013
7:10 Amazing Magic Glasses
A cartoon called Magic Glasses has halved worm infections in school children in rural China. One of the project's leaders was Franziska Bieri from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research's Molecular Parasitology Laboratory.
7:30 Arts with Nikki Bedi
An interview with Michael Douglas, who shares 'everything' with co-star Matt Damon in the Liberace film Behind the Candelabra; Aboriginal Jack Buckskin is on a mission: to revitalise the dormant language of his Kaurna ancestors. As well as teaching Kaurna in the classroom, Jack is trying to raise his daughter to be fluent in her ancestral mother tongue. His journey is the subject of a new documentary film – Buckskin; trends in Chinese film-making; Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe in the The Cripple of Inishmaan; and composer Paul Mealor introduces his latest composition, a lullaby for the Royal baby sung by Hayley Westenra. (BBC)
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 Computer Science
Professor Mark Apperley from the University of Waikato tweezes out the silicon chips to expose how computers compute and explains how information and communication technologies (ICT) are better managing energy consumption in our homes and cars.
9:06 Our Changing World
Science and environment news from New Zealand and the world.
10:17 Late Edition
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.