Interviews about Medicine

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

16 September 2007

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

16 September 2007

Chris travelled back in time with Sabine Clarke and James Sumner to find out how the people of 17th century York coped...

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,...

05 August 2007

We spoke to Gavin Laing, of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicne, about why snake venom is so potent, how we could...

05 August 2007

Ben finds out how to avoid being stung and make a great cup of tea at the same time.

05 August 2007

Robyn Williams, from ABC Radio National's 'The Science Show' speaks to Glenn King about finding natural...

05 August 2007

Jim Olsen and his team from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle have found a way to use scorpion...

05 August 2007

Chris talks to Dr Bruce Livett about using the venom of cone shells to cure pain.

29 July 2007

Coal without the miners and goats fighting chemical weapons - we catch up with Mark Peplow, editor of Chemistry World...

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

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

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

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

15 July 2007

For kitchen science, we sent Azi to find out how to make biodiesel from vegetable oil, and to prove that it really...

15 July 2007

It's all well and good being excited about new fuels, but are the arguments for using them really sound? Can we...

15 July 2007

This week, Chelsea finds evidence that Mexican food may not have changed much in hundreds of years, while Bob explores...

08 July 2007

Bipolar disorder, also known as Manic Depression, is one of the most common neuropsychiatric disorders. We spoke to...

08 July 2007

Most people are familiar with epilepsy, we may have friends and relatives who suffer from seisures, but the disease it...

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...

08 July 2007

Olaf Blanke tells Chris Smith about how a certain region of the brain can be tricked into making you believe there...

08 July 2007

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

01 July 2007

This week, Chelsea looks at making music from babies' cries, and Bob explores how babies can spot different...

01 July 2007

We sent Ben Valsler to visit the newly opened Wellcome Collection in London, a place where science and art go hand in...

01 July 2007

We spoke to Chemistry World's Richard Van Noorden about how chemistry can help us quit smoking and hide the signs...