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More or Less archive February - March 2003

Here is a list of programmes featured in the February - March 2003 series of BBC Radio 4's More or Less.

You can listen to individual programmes by clicking on "Listen to the programme" or find out further information by clicking "Read more".

25 March, 2003

More or Less asked is pensioner poverty the measure of a pension crisis. And we find out how a pack of cards can make sense of the laws of probability.

18 March, 2003

More or Less asked where are all the men? What is the statistical evidence for the Bridget Jones syndrome - single career women finding it hard to meet a man.

11 March, 2003

More or Less asked what makes a good company. How do you measure how nice a business is? And did the language of maths hijack science?

4 March, 2003

More or Less investigated how we measure the toxicity of substances. Also in the programme, is there any logic behind the way buses are numbered?

25 February, 2003

More or Less asked how well does news of danger measure up to the facts. Also in the programme, the test which attempts to screen children for "number blindness".

18 February, 2003

As anti-war protestors marched in London, More or Less asked who is counting, and how?

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