Interviews with Scientists

Interviews about medicine, science, technology and engineering with scientists and researchers internationally...

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!

09 September 2007

Breastfeeding is the best was to nurture an infant, but what if you're a smoker? We're always told that...

09 September 2007

We’re all being asked to lower our carbon footprint and one area where you’d think this would be nearly impossible is...

09 September 2007

Every year, the British Association for the Advancement of Science, the BA, hold a festival. They go to a different...

02 September 2007

How could Radio help rainforests? Through a community radio station lovingly nicknamed Pygmy FM, indigenous people can...

02 September 2007

This week Bob and Susanne tell us why diet foods might actually make kids fat and why the placebo effect works on some...

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,...

12 August 2007

Nature's Micheal Hopkin spoke to Al Jean about how The Simpsons is, perhaps surprisingly, one of the most...

12 August 2007

We spoke to Professor Paul Halpern, author of "What's Science Ever Done for Us?: What the Simpsons Can Teach...

12 August 2007

We spoke to Professor Paul Halpern, author of "What's Science Ever Done for Us?: What the Simpsons Can Teach...

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

This week, Susanne and Bob look into the sex lives of Arctic Foxes and the effect of melting Polar ice sheets.

05 August 2007

Bruce Livett tells how he is using the venom of cone shells to cure pain...

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

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

05 August 2007

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

29 July 2007

In the UK, this summer has been the wettest on record so far, so what is going on with the weather?

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

This week, Bob and Chelsea tell us about extreme familily survival.

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...