Body

18 May 2008

Campylobacter is the most likely cause of food poisoning in the UK, but how does it make us ill? And can flatulence...

18 May 2008

We've heard about 'good bacteria' but what role do they really play in our intestines

11 May 2008

Why do mosquitoes find people so attractive? What can we learn from those that never seem to get bitten?

11 May 2008

Are mosquitoes attracted to some people more than others? We find out by exposing ourselves to a box of biting mozzies...

25 February 2008

The human voice is a versatile tool, and changes dramatically throughout life. David Howard studies the voice...

17 February 2008

A few weeks ago, we reported on the breakthrough where scientists in America had been able to build a beating heart in...

17 February 2008

Organ Rejection is a big problem, overcome by immuno-suppressant drugs. But these drugs are quite toxic and leaves...

10 February 2008

Could we generate electricity from the energy we waste while walking? Professor Max Donelan has developed a way to...

06 January 2008

One of the most common addictions on Earth is the addiction to cigarettes, so tobacco and nicotine addiction. A very...

06 January 2008

It’s that time of the year when everyone is thinking, ‘how many inches extra, feet, pounds, stone have I gained over...

18 November 2007

We talk to Kevin Fong who is a space physiologist about the problems associated with actually living in space.

14 October 2007

When you're buying training shoes, do you really get what you pay for? Professor Rami Abboud doesn't think...

07 October 2007

As much as we enjoy the odd beer it’s always best to enjoy it in moderation because drinking alcohol does have its...

30 September 2007

Dr Ruth Cameron and Dr Serena Best from the Centre for Medical material at the University of Cambridge spoke to Chris...

16 September 2007

Meera went out to find the best bits of the festival, and wound up in crowd control!

16 September 2007

Being addicted to things is usually bad news but now there's evidence that getting hooked on chocolate might not...

02 September 2007

Out of Body Experiences (OBE's)may be spooky, but they can tell us a lot about how the brain works. Now,...

22 July 2007

Fighter pilots need to undergo extreme conditions and still be able to make life or death decisions. How do they train...

22 July 2007

How deep can you go? Professional free divers can descend hundreds of feet underwater with no scuba gear, but what...

22 July 2007

Richard Turner volunteered to have his body tested to extremes of endurance at Everest base camp, all in the name of...

22 July 2007

David Thomas is a marine biologist from the University of Wales, Bangor. His work takes him all over the world and he...

08 July 2007

This week, Bob and Chelsea talk us through blood based bandages and the benefits of cut-sucking.

08 July 2007

Here’s a puzzle that science has yet to solve; it’s something we all do, it’s contagious and even animals are affected...