Interviews about Medicine

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

16 October 2011

John Pickett discusses how plants can recruit insects to keep other pests at bay...

16 October 2011

A new technique to repair errors in DNA while leaving no trace...

11 October 2011

We find out why Vitamin D can keep Tuberculosis at bay, how muscles can be mimicked with nanotubes, how prosthetic can...

04 October 2011

An analysis of over half a billion tweets worldwide has confirmed that we’re all in a better mood in the morning...

30 September 2011

In this week's news roundup we discuss Chinese Space Stations, the Dead Sea Scrolls going online, using CO2 to...

25 September 2011

What are the risks of food? Are 'best before' dates actually useful?

25 September 2011

The science of cake baking...

25 September 2011

Successfully decoding and reconstructing of the visual images experienced by volunteers viewing a sequence of Hollywood...

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It’s 50 years this year since the drug thalidomide was withdrawn from sale after it was linked to birth defects but...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