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Scope Series 4 RTÉ Two, Thursday, 7.00pm


Kathriona and DanannWhat happens if you deprive two television presenters of sleep for a day, a night, and a day, make them record all the links for a show, and then put them behind the wheel of a car on a racing circuit?

We find out, as Scope investigates the science of sleep. In the lab – what goes on in your brain while you sleep, and a new example of world-beating Irish technology with a bedside sleep health monitor.

Meanwhile, in Galway, marine biologist Jennifer Doyle gives us a proper introduction to the humble prawn, and singer Greg Ryan tells us about his favourite invention ever: the baked bean.


BiancaMedBiancaMed produce a range of high-tech products geared towards the pursuit of good sleep for everyone... [more]

Marine Turbines

Marine TurbinesSCOPE takes a look at the science behind an emerging renewable energy project at sea.... [more]

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep DeprivationDanann and Kathriona stay awake for 36 hours in an effort to investigate the effects of sleep deprivation... [more]


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