Interviews with Scientists

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

16 June 2020

Even under extremes of gravity, general relativity works correctly...

16 June 2020

Could members of the camel family help scientists find a Covid-19 treatment?

15 June 2020

The science of fermented foods isn't settled - but a genetic approach found some interesting health effects...

15 June 2020

Kefir is a fermented milk drink with a range of supposed health benefits. Which are PR and which are true?

15 June 2020

The dead sea scrolls are a famous historical treasure. And ancient DNA has uncovered new clues...

15 June 2020

Some of the templates used for coronavirus tests no longer match sequences of the virus itself...

09 June 2020

NASA have blasted a laser cooling lab to the International Space Station. What are they planning?

09 June 2020

Condensate researcher Lindsay LeBlanc is looking into quantum computer memory...

09 June 2020

Physicist Rob Nyman is turning photons of light into a single super-photon. How does it work?

09 June 2020

Wieman won a Nobel prize for making a Bose-Einstein condensate - seventy years after they were predicted...

09 June 2020

What is the fifth state of matter? Two physicists tackle the subject...

08 June 2020

A key study covered in last week’s show has been retracted by the authors, who couldn't verify the data...

08 June 2020

A private company has launched humans into orbit for the first time. What does this mean for space travel?

08 June 2020

The largest ever all-electric aeroplane has recently been on its maiden voyage...

08 June 2020

Scientists have developed a material that stops fungi from growing on surfaces...

08 June 2020

It's best to go shopping when the stores are quietest. We test out an app that helps you find out...

08 June 2020

An in-depth review of the science so far suggests physical distancing, facemasks, and eye protection help...

02 June 2020

Why is it so hard to make a coronavirus vaccine?

02 June 2020

How do you distribute vaccines to a global population?

02 June 2020

Why are there so many vaccine projects at once?

02 June 2020

What's lurking inside cancer cells?

02 June 2020

What role might genes play in COVID-19?

02 June 2020

World Health Organisation has suspended clinical trials for hydroxychloroquine

02 June 2020

What chemical fingerprints does COVID-19 leave in the bloodstream?