Video Podcasts

Video podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

01 September 2011

A 1958 autopsy specimen from a 54 year old man admitted with a history of attacks of colicky abdominal pain. On...

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 29 year old woman from Portugal who was admitted to the intensive care unit on 17.10.76. She...

01 September 2011

A 1936 autopsy specimen from a man aged 34 who first presented with tuberculosis of the hip at the age of 9 years. Six...

01 September 2011

An 1864 autopsy specimen from a 36 year old man admitted for stricture of the urethra. When about to be discharged,...

01 September 2011

First specimen: A surgical resection specimen from a 57 year old woman who had had intermittent attacks of severe upper...

01 September 2011

A neonatal autopsy specimen from a case of alleged neglect at birth. An unmarried girl of 27, already the mother of...

01 September 2011

An operative resection specimen from a 43 year old woman with von Recklinghausen's Disease (neurofibromatosis) who...

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 40 year old woman had increasing dyspnoea for thirteen years with recent attacks of winter...

01 September 2011

A 1937 autopsy specimen from a fatal case of Weil's disease (leptospirosis) comprising halves of both kidneys. No...

01 September 2011

A 1928 operative resection specimen from a 40 year old man admitted with symptoms of intestinal obstruction. Six years...

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen of liver showing the classic appearance of hepar lobatum the non-cirrhotic fibrosis of tertiary...

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

A 1976 autopsy specimen from a 65 year old business man, with a history of hypertension. He awoke one night with...

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

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

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

01 September 2011

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

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...

01 August 2011

A surgically resected specimen of a fibrosed testis and epididymis, from a Fijian patient with bancroftian filariasis...

01 August 2011

A 1936 autopsy specimen from a 48 year old solicitor's clerk, who had had no medical attention for twenty-five...

01 August 2011

A resin cast of the aortic root, right and left coronary arteries.