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Scope Series 4 RTÉ Two, Thursday, 7.00pm

The Science of Laughter

Dannan and KathrionaSCOPE - the show that loves science, engineering and technology, is back for an action-packed fourth series.

This week, Danann Breathnach joins Maeve and Scope’s resident comedian Jarlath Regan on stage for our very own science-themed stand-up comedy show: who will carry off the coveted Scope trophy for the best science joke? Will any of them be even remotely funny anyway? There’s only one way to find out: watch the show!

Brain function and humour

KathrionaCo-presenter Kathriona Devereux finds out how much we know about what’s going on inside your head, with  the help of the latest medical imaging technology...[more]


Laughter is the best medicine

DanannDanann, meanwhile, enlists a gorilla and some clowns to explore how humour can be good for us, and how side-splitting laughs can help heal your split sides...[more]


Dublin Port Tunnel

Port TunnelWe also take a closer look at the technology behind the ambitious addition to Dublin's transport infrastructure and the impact it will have on city traffic...[more]


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