Interviews with Scientists

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

31 August 2021

What is peat, and how can we optimise land use to protect it?

31 August 2021

And can we sequester carbon using nature-based solutions?

24 August 2021

It's the 8th month of the year, so we quiz our expert panel with questions fit for August

16 August 2021

Why is it hard to develop treatments, and what clinical trials need to be performed?

16 August 2021

Why is it so difficult to definitively diagnose long COVID?

16 August 2021

Scientists are looking for the mechanism behind the condition...

16 August 2021

Who is most at risk, and what are the most common symptoms?

13 August 2021

Unravelling why younger age groups appear to be sluggish when signing up for their vaccine

13 August 2021

A well-known flower is actually a carnivorous plant, hidden in plain sight...

13 August 2021

Newspapers have described the IPCC report as a wake up call; but perhaps we already knew the facts...

12 August 2021

By optimising their route-based mental maps as they go, black howler monkeys navigate just like us

10 August 2021

We thought the moon was magnetic. Now we know it's not. So why are some moon rocks magnetic?

10 August 2021

The identity of Nessie is an ongoing mystery...can eDNA solve it?

10 August 2021

If we can get whole genomes without even seeing the animal, is there anything eDNA can't do?

10 August 2021

Scientists can now piece together whole genomes from eDNA, opening up a realm of possibilities...

10 August 2021

We sampled the River Great Ouse for eDNA - what animals did it uncover?

10 August 2021

What if you could see which animals had been in an area just by testing the air?

10 August 2021

We looked for 'invisible' animals were in the River Great Ouse by taking an eDNA sample

10 August 2021

We talk to the researcher who established the field of eDNA about the moment he realised its potential

10 August 2021

Environmental DNA - what exactly is it?

10 August 2021

A maths tablet dating back to 1900 BCE depicts 'Pythagorean triples' a millennium before Pythagoras'...

10 August 2021

New research on the Santorini volcano indicates how sea level change influences volcanic activity

09 August 2021

A real world trial featuring an automated insulin pump yields success for those living with Type 2 Diabetes

09 August 2021

We produce antibodies after vaccination, but how many do we need to prevent infection and the spread of COVID?