Interviews with Scientists

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

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...

17 August 2008

Superheroes of Science is an experimental concept album, where each track is based on the life and work of a different...

17 August 2008

It's easy to dismiss bigfoot hunters as crackpots, inhabiting the 'lunatic fringe' of science - but,...

17 August 2008

What is imagination, and what's it for? We find out how imagination lets us learn from mistakes we've never...

17 August 2008

Carl Djerassi was one of the team behind the contraceptive pill developed in 1951, but now, he's critically...

17 August 2008

Age-related Macular Degeneration, or AMD, remains the most common cause of blindness in the UK, with little hope for...

17 August 2008

People have long suspected that drinking alcohol makes people seem more attractive, but now, scientists at Bristol...

10 August 2008

Planets come in many shapes and sizes, but how do they form? Chris met Micheal Meyer at the AAAS conference in Boston...

10 August 2008

The ExoMars rover will be heading off to explore new territory, but will the future of Mars missions be manned or...

10 August 2008

The James Webb Space Telescope will be fired into deep space, where it will cool to close to absolute zero in order to...

10 August 2008

Dr Carol Haswell gives Meera Senthilingam a lesson in planet spotting, using techniques known as Winks, Wobbles and...

10 August 2008

It takes an astronomical effort to feed all of the Olympic athletes, so how do they manage? Madeleine Genner spoke to...

03 August 2008

A bit of history about Queens' college

03 August 2008

Our first passenger, Beverley Glover from Queens' College talks about the hot world of flowers.

03 August 2008

The history of King's College

03 August 2008

Carbon sequestration may be our best bet to offset the tonnes of carbon we pump into the atmosphere each year....