Interviews with Scientists

17 May 2009

It's estimated that 80% of people with hepatitis C aren't aware they have it. World Heptatitis Day is aimed...

17 May 2009

This month, Chris Vallance tells us about a new generation of eBook readers, and how authors are using social...

11 May 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1852, the publication of a paper by Edward Frankland describing the valence theory...

10 May 2009

Alan Titchmarsh gives his recommendations on the perfect pond and Jeremy Biggs extolls the virtues of pond making on a...

10 May 2009

Thursday 14th May, all being well, we are going to see the launch of the European Space Agency’s Herschel and Planck...

10 May 2009

The Great Cam Cleanup is a volunteer project to help keep the river Cam clean by picking out the litter, bikes and...

10 May 2009

How foreign species are coming here and taking all our niches...

05 May 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1952, the inventor Geoffrey Dummer present his idea of the integrated circuit, now...

03 May 2009

People are concerned about swine influenza from Mexico but surely more answers than any can be obtained by sequencing...

03 May 2009

Stephan Zielinski has made his own viral music from swine flu using a simple sequence of amino acids found in swine flu...

03 May 2009

Dr. Howard Stone is looking for ways to get the most out of metals as we use them to make jet engine blades. Advances...

03 May 2009

Formula 1's a fast paced world where cars can race at up to 220 mph in certain conditions but for these cars to...

03 May 2009

How can we solve the problem of steering articulated trailers independently? Andrew Odhams believes he has the answer.

27 April 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1878, Louis Pasteur give his important lecture on his evidence in support of ‘germ...

26 April 2009

A new strain of swine flu seems to be spreading across the world - originating in Mexico. Paul Digard explains how pig...

26 April 2009

Ben Valsler met up with Jo Dicks, Principal Scientific Officer for Cambridge Council, to find out how urban air quality...

26 April 2009

Hand-held environmental monitors would allow people to track their own exposure to pollutants - Professor Rod Jones has...

26 April 2009

We sent Meera out and about in Cambridge to find out how to monitor the atmosphere on the move...

26 April 2009

What happens on the sea shore can impact on the atmosphere across the country, as Stephen Ashworth explained to Chris...

20 April 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1990, the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the largest and most advanced...

19 April 2009

On the 19th April 1943, Dr Albert Hoffman tested a substance he had derived from Ergot, and discovered it's strong...

19 April 2009

This month's technology update looks at 'home-brew' technology and a step towards interactive, hands...

13 April 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1923, purified extracts of the hormone insulin being made widely available for the...

06 April 2009

On the 7th of April 2001, the Mars Odyssey spacecraft was launched to orbit and survey Mars. It has supplied vital...