Interviews with Scientists

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

30 November 2008

Sensing our environment is vital - from chemical leaks to terrorist attacks, an ability to accurately and quickly...

30 November 2008

As part of a trip to the Naked Cafe on Solana Beach, we met Hans Paar to discuss the birth of the universe...

23 November 2008

We hear about a recent government competition to help us make better use of the web.

16 November 2008

Analysis of DNA and early remains can reveal the hunting techniques of our ancestors.

16 November 2008

We reveal how DNA analysis can reveal the origins of crop domestication.

16 November 2008

Can the bodies buried at stonehenge reveal what happened there?

16 November 2008

Find out the fate of the Nazca Line creators.

09 November 2008

In place of this week's Kitchen Science experiment, Ben attended a National Pathology Week event run by the Royal...

09 November 2008

A recent Pathology success story - the drug CamPath, which is also known as alemtuzumab and was originally developed at...

09 November 2008

We were joined by Professor Adrian Newland, president of the Royal College of Pathologists, who explained what the role...

09 November 2008

We go through the process of a real post mortem - working with pathologist Alison Cluroe, we find out what has to be...

02 November 2008

For air traffic control, telling the difference between wind turbines and planes using traditional radar has presented...

26 October 2008

Cambridge's annual Teslathon brings enthusiastic amateurs get together to show off their home made tesla coils –...

26 October 2008

Time to get your dancing shoes on! It seems that the way you dance could say something about your genetic fitness – in...

26 October 2008

the beer goggles, or stella-vision, is a well known phenomenon where a few alcoholic drinks makes other people seem...

26 October 2008

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a debilitating condition where people who have been through nightmarish...

19 October 2008

John Bailey joins us to explain the problem with Japanese knotweed, and how this alien species could be kept under...

19 October 2008

Electricity from fusion could be a great alternative to traditional coal-fired power stations, supplying cheaper,...

19 October 2008

The Joint European Torus, or JET, is the biggest fusion experiment in the world right now - but how does it keep fusion...

19 October 2008

So what's the next step towards making fusion power a reality? Steve Cowley explains the plans for the...

19 October 2008

How could lasers be used to achieve fusion? Kate Lancaster joins us to explain all...

12 October 2008

Could the credit crunch be due to traders' hormone levels? Meera speaks to John Coates to find out...

12 October 2008

Our very own Kat Arney treats us to a sneak preview of the new album, 'In the City of Dreadful Night',...

05 October 2008

Immunotherapy, using the body's own immune cells to attack a tumour, could provide an alternative to radiotherapy...