Interviews with Scientists

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

05 October 2008

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women under 25 and 70% of cases are caused by a family of viruses...

05 October 2008

A new initiative funding research into cancer imaging could find new ways to spot cancer early, and better ways to...

28 September 2008

We know that antibodies must pass from breastmilk to baby's blood, but only now have scientists watched one in the...

28 September 2008

DNA damage leads to many of the diseases we associate with ageing, so if we could stop DNA from being damaged, or...

28 September 2008

Meera finds out how to keep your skin looking young and healthy...

28 September 2008

You may be surprised to hear that some very simple lifestyle changes can extend your life by 14 years! We find out how...

28 September 2008

Meera finds out how to keep your skin looking young and healthy...

21 September 2008

Some bacteria sense an immune response, and then become hyper-virulent. This means that treatment with antibiotics...

21 September 2008

Clostridium difficile bacteria account for many cases of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea, and currently causes 7000...

21 September 2008

Whether or not bacteria stick around in your local hospital isn’t always down to local conditions or cleaning....

21 September 2008

The bacterium MRSA has been the big villain of hospital acquired infections – it’s resistant to common antibacterial...

15 September 2008

A new proposal for an absolutely massive solar power tower in Namibia forces the issue of electricity in Africa -...

14 September 2008

In some cases, the human heart can be 'pre-conditioned', and as such can withstand the damage of a heart...

14 September 2008

This year's BA festival was held in Liverpool - the European City of Culture. Lord Robert Winston explains why a...

07 September 2008

The LHC may be the biggest particle accelerator in the world but how does it work? We spoke to Ben Allanach from the...

07 September 2008

What does it take to create something as big as the LHC? Guy Crockford is an engineer in the control room of CERN and...

07 September 2008

The beams created by the LHC will be used by scientists from all over the world in their research. Tara Shears from the...

31 August 2008

Trawl fishing involved hauling a net behind a boat, and is extremely good for catching large numbers of fish. However...

31 August 2008

Deep water corals, just like their relatives on the reefs, are an indication of a healthy ecosystem - but they also act...

31 August 2008

Human activities affect the marine environment in different ways, and Kimberly Selkoe and colleagues at the University...

31 August 2008

Chris talks to Karen Kidd from the University of New Brunswick in Canada about a study that investigated the...

31 August 2008

David Karl from the University of Hawaii talks to Meera about the problems we face as climate change threatens ocean...

31 August 2008

Kat dives into the possibility that ponds could help us fight the greenhouse effect, with Professor John Downing and...

31 August 2008

A new penguin tracking system can recognise an individual penguin from afar...