Interviews about Medicine

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

18 November 2007

We talk to Kevin Fong who is a space physiologist about the problems associated with actually living in space.

28 October 2007

We spoke to Professor Ian Wilmut who, in 1996, cloned the first mammal, Dolly the sheep.

28 October 2007

We sent Meera to UCL’s centre for Stem Cell Research, to find out the basics of stem cell technology.

28 October 2007

For Kitchen Science, Ben found out how to clone at home!

28 October 2007

We spoke to Professor Roger Pedersen, of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine at Cambridge University, about...

14 October 2007

When you're buying training shoes, do you really get what you pay for? Professor Rami Abboud doesn't think...

07 October 2007

Now, there must be thousands of beers available worldwide and of course, beer sales are very big business. But how do...

07 October 2007

As much as we enjoy the odd beer it’s always best to enjoy it in moderation because drinking alcohol does have its...

07 October 2007

While many people enjoy a beer, some prefer a shot of the hard stuff. Ben set out to find out about the science of...

30 September 2007

Kat Arney reports in with the latest news from the National Cancer Research Institute conference in Birmingham, UK.

30 September 2007

Dr Ruth Cameron and Dr Serena Best from the Centre for Medical material at the University of Cambridge spoke to Chris...

30 September 2007

Non-stick pans are great, they make it so much easier to clean cooked on scrambled egg! But the Thin Films and...

30 September 2007

Non-stick pans are great, they make it so much easier to clean cooked on scrambled egg! But the Thin Films and...

23 September 2007

What do we need robots for in genetics? Just what difference do they make? We sent Meera to the Wellcome Trust Sanger...

16 September 2007

Being addicted to things is usually bad news but now there's evidence that getting hooked on chocolate might not...

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

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

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

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

05 August 2007

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

05 August 2007

Bruce Livett tells how he is 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...