Interviews about Medicine

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

25 September 2011

Professor Martin Adams talks through how cheddar and stilton cheeses are made.

25 September 2011

A roundup of the week's science news including neutrinos moving faster than light, anti-virals from sharks,...

19 September 2011

Latest news from the Diamond Light Source...

18 September 2011

New advances in preserving organs so that they are healthy for transplantation...

18 September 2011

A round up the week's science news including the planting of vaccines, lie detection, elements at risk and...

11 September 2011

Socialising to lose weight, polymers for probiotics, the never-ageing plant and picturing Moon landings...

11 September 2011

Joe Jasinski explains the workings of the World Community Grid and this supercomputer hopes to benefit benefit...

11 September 2011

Researchers in Cambridge have created mammalian stem cells that only contain a single set of chromosomes. Most...

04 September 2011

How dead dinosaurs fertilise forests, why mobile phones answer the call in emergencies, a DNA trip-switch for cancer...

04 September 2011

Probiotics, the "friendly" bacteria, seem to have the potential to treat anxiety and depression related...

28 August 2011

It’s known that a deficiency or an excess of vitamin A, otherwise known as retinol, and its derivative retinoic acid...

28 August 2011

It’s 50 years this year since the drug thalidomide was withdrawn from sale after it was linked to birth defects but...

28 August 2011

Pharmacologist Professor Ruth Ross has successfully weeded out some promising chemicals from the marijuana plant...

28 August 2011

Fungal infections can be deadly, but who would have guessed that yeasts have better directional sense than many humans...

28 August 2011

On the subject of limbs, and how they can go wrong...

28 August 2011

We're often looking to nature for inspiration and novel ways to treat disease. But to take chemicals from the sea...

21 August 2011

Duchenne muscular dystrophy, or DMD, is a genetic condition in which sufferers lack the ability to produce dystrophin...

07 July 2011

Simone Weyand discusses her new insight into the workings of antihistamines...

26 June 2011

Looking for new ways to interfere with pain...

26 June 2011

We find out why some people suffer pain from injuries that took place many years ago...

12 June 2011

Harnessing bacteria often involves growing them in large tanks called fermenters or bioreactors; but how do you make...

12 June 2011

We're familiar with the idea of friendly bacteria, and foods, drinks and supplements that promote healthy gut...

12 June 2011

Paul Riley explains how stem cells in the adult heart can be triggered to produce new muscle cells when the heart is...

12 June 2011

Australian researchers - Rob Warren and Barry Marshall - won the Nobel Prize for their discovery in the 1980s of the...