Here is a list of programmes featured in the Winter 2008/09 series of BBC Radio 4's More or Less
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23 January, 2009
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Tim Harford asked how do you make statistics useful to those seeking IVF treatment?
16 January, 2009
Tim Harford was joined by Vince Cable MP, Charles Clarke MP and Fraser Nelson to discuss the use and abuse of numbers in politics.
9 January, 2009
Are 80% of prostitutes in the UK really controlled by traffickers, pimps and drug dealers? Plus, maths in ancient Babylon.
2 January, 2009
Are professional forecasters only marginally better than monkeys? Plus, why so many of us tend to think we are above average.
26 December, 2008
Konnie Huq and Dave Gorman take part in a numbers quiz. Plus, the statistics on Christmas and divorce.
Season of ill will?
19 December, 2008
Were the Strictly Come Dancing results really due to a set of "exceptional circumstances"'? Plus, imperial measures.
A centi-mental journey
12 December, 2008
Are Irish sausages really too toxic to eat? Plus, the oddities of British street numbering.
The world's most important numbers?
5 December, 2008
Do 10% of girls really suffer the most serious form of abuse? Plus risk managers and the credit crunch.
Britain's most admired?
The risks of risk management
What are these?
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