Interviews with Scientists

11 January 2009

How is indoor snow made? For places like the Milton Keynes SNO!Zone, real snow is essential to the experience - but do...

21 December 2008

Does champagne go straight to your head? What is it about the bubbles that makes you get more drunk, more quickly?...

14 December 2008

Earlier this year, a new and fatal strain of virus was discovered in South Africa after a patient was flown in from...

14 December 2008

Understanding the origins of HIV will not only help us to find ways to treat the disease itself, but can also help us...

14 December 2008

Predicting where in the world diseases are likely to emerge can help us prepare for them, and even try to prevent them...

07 December 2008

Optical Lens Replacement surgery can be used to treat cataracts, which affect millions of people worldwide. We find...

07 December 2008

Why do we blink? Dr Paul Murphy explains to Meera the importance of tears and blinking...

07 December 2008

There are many, diverse causes of blindness, with Inherited Retinal Degeneration affecting one in 2000 people in the UK...

07 December 2008

Firing lasers into your eyes sounds like a bad idea, but Laser Eye Surgery is a safe and effective option that could...

30 November 2008

The best way to monitor and understand the sea is to go with the flow! Jules Jaffe and colleagues at Scripps Institute...

30 November 2008

In a box hidden in a corner of the lab belonging to the late Stanley Miller was an experiment which could explain the...

30 November 2008

Can your friends, their friends, and even their friends' friends, boost your chances of becoming obese? James...

30 November 2008

The Population Institute were our kind hosts in LA, but who are they, and what do they do? I spoke to Bill Ryerson,...

30 November 2008

We were proud to receive the Best Radio Show Award at this year's Global Media Awards - Jennie Wetter explains...

30 November 2008

Do plants suffer from jetlag? We meet Steve Kay at UCSD, who invited us to his forest laboratory to explain how plants...

30 November 2008

Sensing our environment is vital - from chemical leaks to terrorist attacks, an ability to accurately and quickly...

30 November 2008

As part of a trip to the Naked Cafe on Solana Beach, we met Hans Paar to discuss the birth of the universe...

23 November 2008

We hear about a recent government competition to help us make better use of the web.

16 November 2008

Analysis of DNA and early remains can reveal the hunting techniques of our ancestors.

16 November 2008

We reveal how DNA analysis can reveal the origins of crop domestication.

16 November 2008

Can the bodies buried at stonehenge reveal what happened there?

16 November 2008

Find out the fate of the Nazca Line creators.

09 November 2008

In place of this week's Kitchen Science experiment, Ben attended a National Pathology Week event run by the Royal...

09 November 2008

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