Interviews with Scientists

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

02 August 2009

The Naked Scientists attended the opening of the new multi-million unit at the Babraham Insititute and bumped into...

02 August 2009

Laura Soul finds out about the world of open source software and the release of a new open source operating system...

27 July 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1968, the death of Otto Hahn, the German chemist who co-discovered nuclear fission...

26 July 2009

Why are mountain ranges so regularly spaced? Dr Taylor Perron explains...

26 July 2009

Can we make materials that will end up as better rubbish? John Williams takes us through the problems of the refuse...

26 July 2009

One company is unusual in creating 'secondary liquid fuel' using only our liquid waste. Richard Kirkman tells...

26 July 2009

One option for using our waste for good is to turn it into 'Syngas' which can be used as fuel, Peter Jones...

19 July 2009

It turns out that the jockey's amusing posture has some serious physics behind it. Andrew Spence tells us more...

19 July 2009

It looks as if the world of scientific papers is about to be transformed. Cell Editor, Emilie Marcus, explains:

19 July 2009

Many people manage to get pregnant doing it nature’s way. But some people need a little bit of medical help and that’s...

19 July 2009

We've now heard how you can test embryos for vital clues as to which ones are probably the healthiest and...

19 July 2009

Pregnant women are advised to eat well, to lay off the booze, not to smoke and to take it easy and put their feet up....

13 July 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1867, Alfred Nobel first demonstrate dynamite in the UK, at Merstham Quarry in...

12 July 2009

Darwin meets Hip hop at Baba Brinkman unveils his Rap Guide to Evolution at Cambridge University's Darwin Festival...

12 July 2009

In the deep sea, where sunlight cannot reach, seeing is a particular challenge. We find out ways in which animals...

12 July 2009

Information is constantly going into the brain, but how does it decide what to pay attention to and what to ignore? We...

12 July 2009

The brain's processing of visual input is complex, we find out how optical illusions and bees are helping us...

05 July 2009

Earlier this week, it was the World Conference of Science Journalists. Nearly a thousand science writers and...

05 July 2009

Back in April, our technology correspondent Chris Vallance reported on the UK’s first Maker Faire. It’s now gone...

29 June 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1869, the birth of Hans Spemann, a German embryologist who won a Nobel Prize for...

28 June 2009

Electric and hybrid cars do have a bit of an image problem. Many people think they're a bit slow, a bit goody,...

28 June 2009

So far, we’ve heard that electric cars have a great deal of potential but they're held back by their weight,...

28 June 2009

Now, electric cars are not the only option we have for sustainable personal transport. Already, there are a number of...

25 June 2009

We investigate why bee numbers are falling and what effect this will have on our agriculture.