Video Podcasts

Video podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

01 August 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 60 year old hypertensive man, one month before death he had an attack of dizziness, with...

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 1961 Ugandan autopsy specimen. The specimen is a parasagittal section through the base of the skull of a male aged 13...

01 August 2011

A collection of gallstones found during routine autopsy in 75 successive cases, covering a wide field of trauma and...

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

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

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

01 August 2011

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

12 July 2011

Being able to fly off on holiday is something we may take for granted. But how does the big metal tube you're...

01 July 2011

Left specimen: Autopsy specimen from a 76 year old woman who had been in poor health for some months before admission...

01 July 2011

A 1933 autopsy specimen comprising a section of bladder from a case of Schistosoma haematobium infestation. The bladder...

01 July 2011

An 1899 autopsy specimen from an 8 month old child admitted on July 20th for convulsions, which had commenced five days...

01 July 2011

1954 autopsy specimens from a 69 year old woman. She complained of pain in the chest during the day, retired to bed at...

01 July 2011

A 1948 autopsy specimen, from a 67 year old man who died following a coronary thrombosis. There had been recent...

01 July 2011

A 1975 autopsy specimen from a 50 year old woman with a long history of chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The specimen...

01 July 2011

A 1956 autopsy specimen from a female neonate who died the day following birth from the effects of an intra-cranial...

01 July 2011

An autopsy specimen, consisting of a section of lung showing an extensive area of pneumonic consolidation. Histology...

01 July 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 30 year old woman who continued to bleed following a miscarriage. The bleeding became more...

01 July 2011

An autopsy specimen comprising a sagittal section through the posterior thoracic vertebrae, spinal cord and overlying...

01 July 2011

An operative resection specimen from a 26 year old woman who first presented with bloody diarrhoea in 1969. Rectal...

01 July 2011

A 1971 operative resection specimen, from the Dreadnought hospital, consisting of part of a warty skin nodule (...

01 July 2011

A cardiac explant from a man who had been severely incapacitated by chronic cardiac failure and coronary artery disease...

01 July 2011

An autopsy specimen consisting of the larynx and upper trachea from an African male, age 54, with longstanding...

01 July 2011

A 1937 autopsy specimen from a 63 year old man who was in his garden rolling his lawn when he complained of pain in his...