Interviews with Scientists

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

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

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

15 July 2007

Biodiesel is one option for powering cars of the future, but another fuel we could use is hydrogen. This has the...

15 July 2007

An alternative to growing crops to make biodiesel is to make use of existing biomass. James Dumesic spoke to Chris...

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...

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

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

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

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

08 July 2007

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

01 July 2007

Is 'survival of the fittest' a bit too simple? We spoke to Loeske Kruuk, whose studys show that, in Red Deer...

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

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...

24 June 2007

Joel Veitch of Rathergood.com with his suggestion for measuring risk using the unit the 'Curtain'.

24 June 2007

This week, Chelsea and Bob update us with some news about the sound of muscles and treating depression with yoga.

24 June 2007

Janet Sumner discusses how the meteorite we're familiar with may have just been the straw that broke the dinosaur...

24 June 2007

We spoke to Peter Kelemen, who studies the earthquakes that originate deep in the mantle of the Earth

24 June 2007

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

17 June 2007

This week, Bob and Chelsea tell us about seed that sow themselves and the future of domestic robots!

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

Serena Marks tells us how you might not lose the goodness of apples when making cider, and in fact that cider might be...