Interviews with Scientists

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

25 April 2010

Colin Renfrew explains how genetics can be used to learn more about our ancestry...

25 April 2010

Helen Donoghue explains how analysing bacteria from ancient fossils can help us learn more about the evolution of...

25 April 2010

As well as following the way populations have changed and migrated, we can use modern genetic techniques to really get...

18 April 2010

Professor Andy Fabian, President of the Royal Astronomical Society, explains who the RAS are, the important role of...

18 April 2010

Professor John Brown explains why 2010 is an important year for astronomy at Glasgow University, and gives a brief...

18 April 2010

Cosmic Vision is ESA's way of setting out the future of space missions. Mark McCaughrean explains more...

18 April 2010

Astronomers and Cosmologists seek to understand the origins of the universe – but as this was billions of years ago, we...

18 April 2010

In 1916, Albert Einstein predicted that Gravitational Waves, these are ripples in the very fabric of space and time,...

18 April 2010

Solar physics is a big priority - but what's so important about our closest star? Dr Lucie Green, from UCL's...

18 April 2010

Jim wild describes how we can forecast the weather in space and plan for any extreme events that may be coming up...

18 April 2010

Professor Andrew Collier Cameron discusses some surprising discoveries from the Wide Angle Search for Planets (WASP)...

18 April 2010

William Bains describes a new way to think about the search for extra terrestrial life using biochemistry...

11 April 2010

Researchers in California have shown how a new drug, called iRGD, can help to fight tumours by boosting levels of...

11 April 2010

Meera Senthilingam explores the online movement of steampunk with our technology expert Chris Vallance...

28 March 2010

Adverse weather causes billions of pounds worth of damage every year. Eurotempest, a spin off from the University...

28 March 2010

Moshe Alamaro explains how it may be possible to steer hurricanes away from danger...

28 March 2010

Most of us are familiar with the long trails left behind by airplanes as they pass overhead. But those trails or...

28 March 2010

Researchers have overturned a 100-year-old misunderstanding about how the arteries that supply the heart with blood...

21 March 2010

Leila Luheshi explains how a binding protein could be used to prevent the build up of the toxic proteins that cause...

21 March 2010

The human population is estimated to be about 6.8 billion right now, and it’s set to grow to over 9 billion by 2040....

21 March 2010

Meera Senthilingam explores how the domestication of African fruits trees is helping meet the nutritional and...

21 March 2010

The humble pea is something of a wonder plant, we all like to think – for one thing, it adds nitrogen back into the...

14 March 2010

We discover a way to read a person’s thoughts using a brain scanner...

14 March 2010

Meera Senthilingam brings us the highlights of this years Cambridge Science Festival...