Video Podcasts

Video podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

01 September 2011

A 1917 autopsy specimen from an officer in the British army in France who until the day before his death was in robust...

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 42 year old man admitted with a six week history of colic often with bouts of vomiting. The...

01 September 2011

This is an example of an unused pig valve prepared for replacement of a human cardiac valve.

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 76 year old female who presented with headaches and was found to have a berry aneurysm....

01 September 2011

A 1931 autopsy specimen from a 27 year old man admitted for diarrhoea which had been intermittent for three months. The...

01 September 2011

A surgical resection specimen from a 35 year old man. He presented with right hypochondrial pain of 10 months duration...

01 September 2011

An incidental finding from an autopsy on a 72 year old lady dying of ischaemic heart disease in 1978.

01 September 2011

A 1964 autopsy specimen from a 38 year old woman, who first noticed a lump in her neck a year before her death....

01 September 2011

A 1974 autopsy specimen from a 75 year old female who was known to have atrial fibrillation. She developed a right...

01 September 2011

A liver from a woman aged 55 from Dominica who suffered from Schistosomamansoni infection. Death was due to...

01 September 2011

A 1947 autopsy specimen from a 34 year old mans contracted dysentery in Burma and was invalided out of the army in 1945...

01 September 2011

A 1997 autopsy specimen from a 30 year old British male, HIV +ve for several years, admitted with mental confusion. A...

01 September 2011

A 1974 autopsy specimen from a 72 year old obese woman who had had a history of gallstones for many years. For the two...

01 September 2011

A 1943 autopsy specimen from a 27 year old found unconscious, frothing at the mouth, by the side of her bed. She was...

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 13 year old boy who died of staphylococcal septicaemia. No other clinical details are...

01 September 2011

A 1958 operative resection specimen comprising an appendix removed from a 20 year old man who presented with classic...

01 September 2011

An historic autopsy specimen from a 32 year old rent collector seen in consultation by a Guy's physician six weeks...

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from the former Wellcome collection, consisting of the kidney, pelvis and ureter showing...

01 September 2011

A 1931 autopsy specimen from a man, aged 71, who had had a coronary occlusion two and a half years prior to his death....

01 September 2011

A 1912 autopsy specimen from a 73 year old man who presented with acute abdominal pain of four days duration,...

01 September 2011

A 1948 autopsy specimen from a 71 year old man, who died of heart failure due to hypertension. There had been no...

21 August 2011

We explore how the jet engine evolved to become such an efficient, powerful piece of technology, from the early designs...

14 August 2011

David Compton from Industrial Chemicals Ltd explains the conditions, materials and equipment needed to make tonnes of a...

12 August 2011

Why are some people short sighted and some people long sighted? And how do we use something more usually associated...