Interviews with Scientists


09 November 2008

A recent Pathology success story - the drug CamPath, which is also known as alemtuzumab and was originally developed at...

09 November 2008

We were joined by Professor Adrian Newland, president of the Royal College of Pathologists, who explained what the role...

09 November 2008

We go through the process of a real post mortem - working with pathologist Alison Cluroe, we find out what has to be...

02 November 2008

For air traffic control, telling the difference between wind turbines and planes using traditional radar has presented...

26 October 2008

Cambridge's annual Teslathon brings enthusiastic amateurs get together to show off their home made tesla coils –...

26 October 2008

Time to get your dancing shoes on! It seems that the way you dance could say something about your genetic fitness – in...

26 October 2008

the beer goggles, or stella-vision, is a well known phenomenon where a few alcoholic drinks makes other people seem...

26 October 2008

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a debilitating condition where people who have been through nightmarish...

19 October 2008

John Bailey joins us to explain the problem with Japanese knotweed, and how this alien species could be kept under...

19 October 2008

Electricity from fusion could be a great alternative to traditional coal-fired power stations, supplying cheaper,...

19 October 2008

The Joint European Torus, or JET, is the biggest fusion experiment in the world right now - but how does it keep fusion...

19 October 2008

So what's the next step towards making fusion power a reality? Steve Cowley explains the plans for the...

19 October 2008

How could lasers be used to achieve fusion? Kate Lancaster joins us to explain all...

12 October 2008

Could the credit crunch be due to traders' hormone levels? Meera speaks to John Coates to find out...

12 October 2008

Our very own Kat Arney treats us to a sneak preview of the new album, 'In the City of Dreadful Night',...

05 October 2008

Immunotherapy, using the body's own immune cells to attack a tumour, could provide an alternative to radiotherapy...

05 October 2008

This weekend saw the National Cancer Research Institute conference in Birmingham, and our very own Kat Arney went along...

05 October 2008

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women under 25 and 70% of cases are caused by a family of viruses...

05 October 2008

A new initiative funding research into cancer imaging could find new ways to spot cancer early, and better ways to...

28 September 2008

We know that antibodies must pass from breastmilk to baby's blood, but only now have scientists watched one in the...

28 September 2008

DNA damage leads to many of the diseases we associate with ageing, so if we could stop DNA from being damaged, or...

28 September 2008

Meera finds out how to keep your skin looking young and healthy...

28 September 2008

You may be surprised to hear that some very simple lifestyle changes can extend your life by 14 years! We find out how...

28 September 2008

Meera finds out how to keep your skin looking young and healthy...