Interviews with Scientists

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

14 December 2019

Whistleblowers accused the Sanger of commercialising data without permission...

14 December 2019

The largest ever African study in genetics involved multiple organisations, ten years, and 25 villages...

13 December 2019

The known genes behind cholesterol don't apply for Ugandans - because environments are so different...

10 December 2019

A Hungarian team claim to have found a new fundamental particle and force - but many are skeptical...

10 December 2019

Twenty years after Lawrence Jones survived an avalanche, he still goes skiing with his family every year...

10 December 2019

Avalanches are hugely destructive - but some ecosystems might actually rely on them...

10 December 2019

An avalanche survivor needs crucial kit to be rescued - but also needs emergency medical treatment...

10 December 2019

Lawrence Jones is stuck beneath ten feet of snow. How can his friends find him in time?

10 December 2019

Plus, Samoa declares a curfew and a mass vaccination campaign...

09 December 2019

What caused the avalanche that caught Lawrence Jones?

09 December 2019

Mountain guide Mark Diggins and avalanche professor Jim McElwaine discuss a survival story...

09 December 2019

20 years ago, Lawrence Jones was caught in an avalanche - and barely lived to tell the tale...

09 December 2019

Adrian asks: why would a used battery bounce on its end more than a full one? Phil Sansom explains...

09 December 2019

Scientists have tested all sorts of food in the lab to see which breaks down booze the best...

09 December 2019

How does the possibility of sex influence how we present ourselves to others?

06 December 2019

Are we really on the road towards a carbon-neutral future, and what’s it going to take to get there?

03 December 2019

A cardiologist, physicist, immunologist and wine expert, and geneticist and dietitian take on your questions.

03 December 2019

What's the chance of having twins in a pregnancy? This question, and many more....

26 November 2019

How does organ donation work?

26 November 2019

How close are scientists to growing new livers in the lab?

26 November 2019

WHO has found that up to 80% of children worldwide are not getting enough exercise...

26 November 2019

How close are scientists to growing a new heart in a lab?

26 November 2019

One of the big challenges with making and sustaining organs in the lab is plumbing...

26 November 2019

Scientists have come up with a water-saving coating for your toilet...