Interviews about Medicine

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

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

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.

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...

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...

24 June 2007

Michael Watts on how to search for arsenic in contaminated land, and the impact on people's health

17 June 2007

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

17 June 2007

We spoke to Dr Trevor Emmett, lecturer in Forensic Science at Anglia Ruskin University about what forensics is, an dhow...

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...

10 June 2007

This week Bob and Chelsea discuss how lifestyle affects obisity.

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...

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...

03 June 2007

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

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 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...

13 May 2007

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