Interviews with Scientists

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

05 August 2007

We spoke to Gavin Laing, of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicne, about why snake venom is so potent, how we could...

05 August 2007

Robyn Williams, from ABC Radio National's 'The Science Show' speaks to Glenn King about finding natural...

05 August 2007

Ben finds out how to avoid being stung and make a great cup of tea at the same time.

29 July 2007

In the UK, this summer has been the wettest on record so far, so what is going on with the weather?

29 July 2007

Coal without the miners and goats fighting chemical weapons - we catch up with Mark Peplow, editor of Chemistry World...

22 July 2007

This week, Bob and Chelsea tell us about extreme familily survival.

22 July 2007

How deep can you go? Professional free divers can descend hundreds of feet underwater with no scuba gear, but what...

22 July 2007

David Thomas is a marine biologist from the University of Wales, Bangor. His work takes him all over the world and he...

22 July 2007

Fighter pilots need to undergo extreme conditions and still be able to make life or death decisions. How do they train...

22 July 2007

Richard Turner volunteered to have his body tested to extremes of endurance at Everest base camp, all in the name of...

15 July 2007

For kitchen science, we sent Azi to find out how to make biodiesel from vegetable oil, and to prove that it really...

15 July 2007

This week, Chelsea finds evidence that Mexican food may not have changed much in hundreds of years, while Bob explores...

15 July 2007

Biodiesel is one option for powering cars of the future, but another fuel we could use is hydrogen. This has the...

15 July 2007

An alternative to growing crops to make biodiesel is to make use of existing biomass. James Dumesic spoke to Chris...

15 July 2007

It's all well and good being excited about new fuels, but are the arguments for using them really sound? Can we...

08 July 2007

Here’s a puzzle that science has yet to solve; it’s something we all do, it’s contagious and even animals are affected...

08 July 2007

This week, Bob and Chelsea talk us through blood based bandages and the benefits of cut-sucking.

08 July 2007

Most people are familiar with epilepsy, we may have friends and relatives who suffer from seisures, but the disease it...

08 July 2007

Olaf Blanke tells Chris Smith about how a certain region of the brain can be tricked into making you believe there...

08 July 2007

Bipolar disorder, also known as Manic Depression, is one of the most common neuropsychiatric disorders. We spoke to...

01 July 2007

Is 'survival of the fittest' a bit too simple? We spoke to Loeske Kruuk, whose studys show that, in Red Deer...

01 July 2007

This week, Chelsea looks at making music from babies' cries, and Bob explores how babies can spot different...

01 July 2007

We spoke to Chemistry World's Richard Van Noorden about how chemistry can help us quit smoking and hide the signs...

01 July 2007

We sent Ben Valsler to visit the newly opened Wellcome Collection in London, a place where science and art go hand in...