Interviews with Scientists

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

11 February 2020

To what extent will departing from the EU affect UK science?

06 February 2020

The hand area fires up as a person starts to talk: is this how gesticulation occurs?

06 February 2020

The brain areas which serve as a daily clock also act as an annual calendar...

06 February 2020

Infection with Zika virus offers protection against re-infection, but this may wane over time in adults...

06 February 2020

New data shows that body temperature has fallen since the 19th century...

06 February 2020

Why do we struggle to hold on to underrepresented talent in academia?

04 February 2020

Who have we got this week

28 January 2020

The part of the show where we read your correspondence - and listener Gal has an eye-watering question...

28 January 2020

Nesyamun was a priest in ancient Egypt - and now he can speak and sing again...

24 January 2020

It's time for a traditional dance - but this ceilidh is about neurons and brain signals...

24 January 2020

A toast to the lassies and a response to the laddies, celebrating the great figures of Scottish science...

24 January 2020

Comedian Fred MacAulay has just broken a world record - and he joins us to deliver the Address to a Haggis...

24 January 2020

What goes into making the Scottish delicacy?

24 January 2020

Where did this celebration come from?

24 January 2020

China and India said they had cut emissions of potent greenhouse gas HFC-23 - but levels seem to be rising...

24 January 2020

The speed at which bees vomit doesn't sound important - but it affects which plants farmers should breed...

24 January 2020

The Yarrabubba crater, in Australia, has turned out to be 2.3 billion years old...

24 January 2020

What's the latest from the Wuhan City virus? Naked Scientist Chris Smith explains...

21 January 2020

Take a listen to this rather fertile question of the week...

21 January 2020

How can you minimise the amount of food that gets thrown out from your fridge?

21 January 2020

Can the waste water from abattoirs be put to better use than going in the bin?

21 January 2020

Why do we buy food, that we end up throwing away?

21 January 2020

How can plasma help to keep fruit and veg good for longer?