Video Podcasts

Video podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

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 1927 autopsy specimen from a stillborn foetus. Mother was a primagravida and the stillbirth occurred after an...

01 August 2011

A 1937 autopsy specimen from an 88 year old woman who was found lying dead on the hearthrug of her bedroom, two days...

01 August 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 39 year old male who had acquired amoebiasis in India. The liver shows two abscesses with...

01 August 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 54 year old man, with known longstanding hydatid disease, who died of chronic renal failure.

01 August 2011

A 1911 autopsy specimen from a man aged 40 years, who was admitted under Dr. Shaw for pain in the left loin. He had had...

01 August 2011

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

01 August 2011

An operative resection specimen from a 42 year old man admitted for attacks of colicky pain of four months duration....

01 August 2011

An autopsy from a 75 year old woman, who was celebrating her birthday by giving a tea party when she "came over...

01 August 2011

Both atrio-ventricular valves, mitral and tricuspid, mounted side by side.

01 August 2011

A 1976 autopsy preparation comprising sections of coronary arteries from six different individuals who died from...

01 August 2011

Two surgical resection specimens. The first,consists of half of an amputated left foot showing a well marked mycetoma...

01 August 2011

A selection of autopsy cardiac specimens comprising Starr-Edwards silastic ball valves, a Bjork-Shiley tilting valve...

01 August 2011

A 1952 operative resection specimen from a 52 year old woman who had had a large goitre for two years associated only...

01 August 2011

A 1938 autopsy specimen from a 46 year old man who had "not had a day's illness" from childhood until...

01 August 2011

A 1954 autopsy specimen consisting of a slice of indurated lung showing bronchiectasis and cystic cavitation with...

01 August 2011

A sagittal section of primate brain showing cysticercosis.

01 August 2011

A 1911 autopsy specimen from a man aged 40 years, who was admitted under Dr. Shaw for pain in the left loin. He had had...

01 August 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 62 year old man, who collapsed in a cinema at 15:45 complaining of pain starting in the...

01 August 2011

A 1964 autopsy specimen from a 76 year old woman admitted in congestive heart failure. A rumbling apical diastolic...

01 August 2011

Autopsy specimens from a 35 year old male with known HIV infection. He was admitted to hospital with diarrhoea and...

01 August 2011

A 1977 autopsy specimen from a 47 year old female. For 5 years she had had progressive leg weakness, inco-ordination of...