Interviews about Medicine

Interviews about medicine, physiology, pathology, bacteria and viruses, pharmacology, food, hormones, neuroscience and psychology...

06 January 2008

Each term Cambridge University’s Rising Stars project helps young researchers to tell the world about their work. We...

06 January 2008

Professor Barry Everitt tells us about the basis of addiction - What happens in the brain to get people hooked?

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...

06 January 2008

How does addiction change the brain? Professor Julie Kauer has found that the changes involved in becoming addicted...

06 January 2008

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

16 December 2007

Are Christmas cracker jokes really funny? What does your choice of Christmas card say about you? We've got...

16 December 2007

Which way of cooking do you think will have the best outcome for the healthiness of your sprouts? We sent out Ben to...

09 December 2007

In the East of England recently we’ve had a big outbreak of a problem caused by Norovirus, a virus that causes vomiting...

02 December 2007

We've heard about the effect of Alzheimer's on memory, but what actually is memory? How does our brain create...

02 December 2007

How does having Alzheimer's disease change the structure of the brain? Not much, actually. According to Peter...

02 December 2007

Earworms - the annoying tunes that worm their way into your head, and just wont get out! Meera spoke to Daniel Levitin...

02 December 2007

Alzheimer's disease affects 1 person in 5 over the age of 80, and can have devastating effect on the families of...

18 November 2007

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

28 October 2007

We spoke to Professor Roger Pedersen, of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine at Cambridge University, about...

28 October 2007

We spoke to Professor Ian Wilmut who, in 1996, cloned the first mammal, Dolly the sheep.

28 October 2007

We sent Meera to UCL’s centre for Stem Cell Research, to find out the basics of stem cell technology.

28 October 2007

For Kitchen Science, Ben found out how to clone at home!

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

Now, there must be thousands of beers available worldwide and of course, beer sales are very big business. But how do...

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...

07 October 2007

While many people enjoy a beer, some prefer a shot of the hard stuff. Ben set out to find out about the science of...

30 September 2007

Non-stick pans are great, they make it so much easier to clean cooked on scrambled egg! But the Thin Films and...

30 September 2007

Kat Arney reports in with the latest news from the National Cancer Research Institute conference in Birmingham, UK.

30 September 2007

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