Interviews with Scientists


16 December 2007

Are Christmas cracker jokes really funny? What does your choice of Christmas card say about you? We've got...

16 December 2007

Which way of cooking do you think will have the best outcome for the healthiness of your sprouts? We sent out Ben to...

09 December 2007

In the East of England recently we’ve had a big outbreak of a problem caused by Norovirus, a virus that causes vomiting...

09 December 2007

The internet has revolutionised the way we purchase and use music, but just what is the future for books?

09 December 2007

Each month we catch up with Mark Peplow, editor of the Royal Society of Chemisty's magazine, Chemistry World.

02 December 2007

Alzheimer's disease affects 1 person in 5 over the age of 80, and can have devastating effect on the families of...

02 December 2007

How does having Alzheimer's disease change the structure of the brain? Not much, actually. According to Peter...

02 December 2007

Earworms - the annoying tunes that worm their way into your head, and just wont get out! Meera spoke to Daniel Levitin...

02 December 2007

We've heard about the effect of Alzheimer's on memory, but what actually is memory? How does our brain create...

25 November 2007

We explored the township of Soweto, to discover what life is like for the poor in Johannesburg.

25 November 2007

South Africa is officially the country with the world’s highest prevalence of HIV, with up to 50% of the population...

25 November 2007

One of the fantastic opportunities we had in South Africa was to visit the collection of fossils at Witwatersrand...

18 November 2007

Now in the news last week was the story around what, essentially, is a very boring star. Now the star is called 55-...

18 November 2007

Case works on the Southern African Large Telescope a huge 11m telescope which can see better than the Hubble Space...

18 November 2007

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

18 November 2007

Brian won a share of the five hundred thousand dollar prize for his discovery that the universe is expanding as it ages...

18 November 2007

Colin sent us a rock he thought was a meteorite, we visit the natural history museum to find out if he is right.

11 November 2007

In this week's tech section, Chris Vallance tells us about the DARPA Urban Challenge, and how this could lead to...

11 November 2007

This month, we chat to Mark Peplow about the worlds smallest microwave oven, and a microscopic fuel cell.

04 November 2007

It seems that it’s no longer impressive just to have been able to climb mount Everest; now the goal is to fly over it...

28 October 2007

Ben Valsler and Dave Ansell took some of their favourite Kitchen Science experiments to Manchester as part of the...