Video Podcasts

Video podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

01 March 2012

A 1981 autopsy specimen from a 72 year old lady first seen in 1979 when she had a mastectomy for breast carcinoma. At...

01 March 2012

A 1940 operative resection specimen from a boy of ten years. Who had acute abdominal pain at noon, vomiting twice and...

01 March 2012

An operative resection specimen from a 68 year old woman who presented with a protruberant lesion of her vulva which...

01 March 2012

An operative resection specimen from a 48 year old woman who presented with a long history of menorrhagia and...

01 March 2012

A 1942 autopsy specimen from a 42 year old man who died of air embolism during the course of infusion of an amino-acid...

01 March 2012

An autopsy specimen from a 59 year old man known to have cirrhosis of the liver, when his condition began to...

01 March 2012

A 1940 operative resection specimen from a boy of ten years. Who had acute abdominal pain at noon, vomiting twice and...

01 March 2012

An autopsy specimen from a 24 year old woman 8 weeks into her first pregnancy, taken to hospital with abdominal pain...

01 March 2012

A 1953 autopsy specimen from a 56 year old man who complained of "passing wind in the urine" for two days. A...

01 March 2012

An operative resection specimen from a 45 year old woman who complained of menorrhagia and dysmenorrhoea. She was a...

01 March 2012

A 1997 autopsy specimen from a 28 year old man who was known to be HIV-ve in October 1996. He presented in May 1997...

01 March 2012

An operative resection specimen from a 59 year old woman admitted to hospital for a prolapsed uterus. The abdomen had...

01 March 2012

A 1930 autopsy specimen from the newly born first child of a woman aged 34 years, delivered by forceps for delay in the...

17 February 2012

From DVD players and supermarket scanners to laser pointers and Bond movies, lasers are part of our lives. But just how...

10 February 2012

Huge amounts of energy are lost from power stations and cars as heat. But what if we could harness that heat and turn...

03 February 2012

Most of us have a microwave oven in our kitchen. They make heating up leftovers and the dreaded readymeal much faster...

01 February 2012

Two autopsy specimens from the 1940s, the first from a forty year old woman found dead, with her head comfortably set...

01 February 2012

A 1977 autopsy specimen from a 70 year old lady, admitted as an emergency, with drowsiness and a flaccid paralysis of...

01 February 2012

An operative resection specimen from a married woman of seventy with no children. Menopause had occurred twenty years...

01 February 2012

An autopsy specimen from a 3 year old child who had had hydrocephalus since birth. Head circumference reaching 55 cm by...

01 February 2012

A 1957 autopsy specimen from a middle aged man who had noticed seven years progressive loss of concentration and...

01 February 2012

An autopsy specimen. No clinical history is available for this specimen.

01 February 2012

A 1960 autopsy specimen from a 50 year old woman who had noticed a lump in her right breast 5.5 months prior to her...

01 February 2012

First specimen: from a 53 year old woman who died of a cerebral haemorrhage. She was unmarried and had never been...