Interviews with Scientists

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

09 March 2008

We're joined by Rick Fienburg from Sky and Telescope magazine, with news about the night sky...

25 February 2008

The human voice is a versatile tool, and changes dramatically throughout life. David Howard studies the voice...

25 February 2008

How does your brain respond to music? Meera spoke to Professor Daniel Levitin...

25 February 2008

Is music just there for pleasure, or does it have a role to fulfil? We spoke to Dr Ian Cross...

24 February 2008

Is that file you deleted really gone? Could someone retrieve your passwords from an old hard disk? We ask Graham Henley...

17 February 2008

Organ Rejection is a big problem, overcome by immuno-suppressant drugs. But these drugs are quite toxic and leaves...

17 February 2008

Donated organs need to be transported to the recipient as quickly as possible, and won't survive for long. Now,...

17 February 2008

A few weeks ago, we reported on the breakthrough where scientists in America had been able to build a beating heart in...

10 February 2008

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer for men in the UK, and now researchers at the Institute of Cancer...

10 February 2008

Could we generate electricity from the energy we waste while walking? Professor Max Donelan has developed a way to...

10 February 2008

Heating and cooling the average house takes a lot of energy - but filling your walls with tiny wax capsules could keep...

10 February 2008

This week, Mark Peplow comes in to tell us about the moves towards holographic 3D TV, how it could take years to pay...

10 February 2008

In the world of technology this week, copyright infringement on the "virtual" high seas as Pirate Bay goes to...

03 February 2008

Could something in your diet affect your emotions? Rising Star Caroline Stokes explains how you could eat your way out...

03 February 2008

The Barnes wetlands site in London lays claim to be the 'best urban site in Europe to watch wildlife, and is home...

03 February 2008

The Louisiana wetlands are the largest in the USA and amongst the largest wetlands in the world, playing a vital role...

03 February 2008

despite being expanses of waterlogged land, wetlands actually offer great protection against flooding. So good, in...

03 February 2008

Wetlands are disappearing faster than rainforests, and support a huge number of species as well as offering protection...

27 January 2008

The new standard in black has been discovered! Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic have developed a material using...

27 January 2008

This week's Rising Star, Yvonna Reekie, explores the neurological basis of emotions, and how the brain reacts to...

27 January 2008

We suss out the facts of flu with Cambridge university researcher Ed Hutchinson...