Interviews with Scientists

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

11 May 2011

Underwater robots listen out for whales even in the middle of a raging storm

11 May 2011

We ask legendary marine biologist Genie Clark aka 'The Shark Lady' to pick her favourite species

09 May 2011

If you live in an old or historical building then you’re also probably aware that there can be downsides too....

09 May 2011

A new study sheds more light on how the brain responds to its first ever whiff of nicotine. By looking at activity in...

03 May 2011

What happens if someone loses a body part? Can an artificial replacement be wired back up to the brain so it can be...

03 May 2011

New research simulates battery designs on a computer to try and predict what the next breakthrough might be.

03 May 2011

New materials known as 'microcapsules' are being used to extend the life-span of batteries....

03 May 2011

Life needs accessible nitrogen - but for over 100 years we've known that the amount of nitrogen available may not...

03 May 2011

If you're using electrical activity in your brain to control a prosthetic or a wheelchair, you don't want it...

03 May 2011

Professor Sang Bok Lee explains how his new device, made up of nanopillars, could provide a radical new way to store...

01 May 2011

Electrodes detect facial muscle movements and translate them into speech...

01 May 2011

The world is united behind a project called ITER, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor. Later this...

01 May 2011

Over 90% of Throat and Mouth cancers contain the genetic signature of the Human Papilloma Virus. Scientists think that...

01 May 2011

Doctors are reporting significant success in treating OCD by using deep brain stimulation, which is carried out by...

26 April 2011

How do tiny fish and lobster larvae find their way home?

24 April 2011

New insights into protein shape may provide novel treatments for serious diseases of the circulatory system, including...

24 April 2011

Scientists solve the structure of a protein pivotal for repairing damaged DNA. Due to various factors such as UV in...

24 April 2011

A class of material known as 'multiferroics' respond to both magnetic and electric fields. The latest...

24 April 2011

A special type of rust, called 'green rust', could be used to scrub contaminants from the environment to make...

24 April 2011

A new form of solar cell that uses plastic instead of silicone may make solar panels a cheap and effective way of...