Nights

Wednesday 26 November 2014, with Bryan Crump

7:10 Tablet Printing

Katarzyna Pietrzak a student in Alhnan research group standing next to different strength theophylline tablets that she made with a D printer

Katarzyna Pietrzak a student in Alhnan research group standing next to different strength theophylline tablets that she made with a 3D printer.

The role of pharmaceutics when engaging 3-D printing technology to produce what would be low-cost personalised medicines. With Dr Mohamed Albed Alhnan from University of Central Lancashire's School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences.

7:30 Spectrum

People, places and events in New Zealand.

8:10 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.

8:40 Arts Ambassador - Hip Hop

University of Auckland ethnomusicologist Dr Kirsten Zemke raps about hip hop music and culture. Hip hop and classical music seems like a crazy combination?

9:06 The Wednesday Drama: 'Planting Marigolds', by Timothy Stevenson

A truculent teenager is infuriated when his mother insists he does his fair share to enhance their 'skody' new home (RNZ) (Highly Commended in the 2001 Bank of New Zealand Katherine Mansfield Awards) (RNZ)

9:52 A Slice of Banana Cake: In the great kitchen of life everyone makes their own banana cake. It's how we put it together that counts. Columnist Helen Brown rummages through her past to analyse the ingredients (1 of 2, RNZ)

10:00 Late Edition

A review of the news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11:06 The New Jazz Archive - Great Jazz Cities: St Louis

Some of the long-lost jazz and blues traditions of the great jazz city of St Louis. Historian Kevin Belford talks about how St Louis' rich blues heritage got written out of the jazz history books. There's a look at how the turn-of-the-century Mississippi River riverboat economy shaped the early St Louis music scene. And a chat with jazz historian Ben Cawthra about St Louis favourite son Miles Davis' years growing up in the Gateway City, plus how Father of the Blues WC Handy's hard luck time in St Louis inspired one of the music's all time classics (6 of 9, PRX)