Interviews about Medicine

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

17 June 2007

Azi Khatiri goes to a lab for a hair cut - to see if vegetarian hair is different to that of a carnivore, or if a rural...

17 June 2007

Dr Hazel Wilkinson tells Sabina Michnowicz how she used her plant identification skills and a book of spells to help...

10 June 2007

Serena Marks tells us how you might not lose the goodness of apples when making cider, and in fact that cider might be...

10 June 2007

This week Bob and Chelsea discuss how lifestyle affects obisity.

03 June 2007

Prof. Nicky Clayton on her studies with corvids - a group of birds who plan, scheme, steal and even make tools.

03 June 2007

Dr Andrew Smith tells us why primates have evolved the ability to see in three colours - and how this could have helped...

27 May 2007

This week, Chelsea and Bob look at diseases of the brain. Chelsea sniffs out a new way of screening for Alzheimers...

20 May 2007

George Cotsarelis, of the University of Pennsylvania speaks to Chris about how he identified the genetic pathways...

13 May 2007

Dr Ali Ashby on all that is fantastic about fungi. From the worlds largest organism to the flavour of chocolate, we...

13 May 2007

This week, Bob and Chelsea look at how we react to bacteria. Bob looks into how bacteria could protect us from Asthma...

13 May 2007

Scott Manalis tells us about the technique he has developed for weighing tiny objects underwater, such as single cells...

13 May 2007

Dr Tim Wreghitt explains how noroviruses spread themselves through projectile vomit and use cruise ships as the perfect...

13 May 2007

For kitchen science we tried to see if there's any truth to the urban legend that there's more bacteria on a...

06 May 2007

Andrew Boulton explains how Maggots help to cure infection with MRSA, or Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus,...

06 May 2007

Bob and Chelsea tell us why having a high IQ may not be the que to success.

29 April 2007

Turi King talks about how she found African ancestry in Yorkshiremen, and about how your Y-chromosome type can predict...

29 April 2007

Bruce Winney talks about the genes which make up the British people

29 April 2007

Chelsea and Bob try to answer the age old question 'Why do we buy what we buy?' Does celebrity endorsement...

22 April 2007

Laura Font describes how she has found a way to find out where migratory birds have been by measuring strontium isotope...

22 April 2007

Stan Harpole talking about how using fertilisers can reduce biodiversity by destroying the niches that allow complex...

15 April 2007

Fiona Watt explains how stem cells are a major player in cancer growth, and may be the key to finding new cures.

15 April 2007

Bob and Chelsea look at two ways you can lower your risk of cancer.

15 April 2007

Dr Andrew Futreal tell us about identifying faulty genes in tumours, and how these could be used for targeted therapy.

15 April 2007

Sabina Michnowicz speaks to Jason Wray, John Stingl and Brian Huntley on the role that stem cells have to play in cancer