Interviews about Medicine

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

17 February 2020

Chris Smith takes the world's temperature - from a proposal for a vaccine

11 February 2020

Using CRISPR in cancer treatment...

11 February 2020

Can eating too many chillies cause you lasting harm?

11 February 2020

What's going on in the brain when we nod off?

11 February 2020

What's happening in your body when you're winding down for the evening?

11 February 2020

Why might we want to turn off our body clocks, in some cells?

11 February 2020

"Why do I feel sleepy after lunch?"

11 February 2020

What is the "time restricted eating" diet, and does it work?

11 February 2020

What is seasonal affective disorder?

11 February 2020

How do we know when to wake up without an alarm?

11 February 2020

Scientists have found an important trigger that causes arteries to furr up in atherosclerosis...

06 February 2020

The hand area fires up as a person starts to talk: is this how gesticulation occurs?

06 February 2020

The brain areas which serve as a daily clock also act as an annual calendar...

06 February 2020

Infection with Zika virus offers protection against re-infection, but this may wane over time in adults...

06 February 2020

New data shows that body temperature has fallen since the 19th century...

28 January 2020

The part of the show where we read your correspondence - and listener Gal has an eye-watering question...

28 January 2020

Nesyamun was a priest in ancient Egypt - and now he can speak and sing again...

24 January 2020

It's time for a traditional dance - but this ceilidh is about neurons and brain signals...

24 January 2020

What's the latest from the Wuhan City virus? Naked Scientist Chris Smith explains...

21 January 2020

Take a listen to this rather fertile question of the week...

21 January 2020

How can you minimise the amount of food that gets thrown out from your fridge?

21 January 2020

Can the waste water from abattoirs be put to better use than going in the bin?

21 January 2020

Why do we buy food, that we end up throwing away?

21 January 2020

How can plasma help to keep fruit and veg good for longer?