Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

24 May 2007

The lymphatic system is your body's drainage system. It collects the excess fluid that surrounds cells and returns...

22 May 2007

Bacteriophages were big business before penicillin and other antimicrobials appeared on the scene. But now, with...

20 May 2007

Jonathan Shanklin was part of the team from the British Antarctic Survey who first discovered the hole in the ozone...

20 May 2007

George Cotsarelis, of the University of Pennsylvania speaks to Chris about how he identified the genetic pathways...

20 May 2007

This week Chelsea and Bob look at water in our atmosphere. Chelsea looks at why some places get too little, while Bob...

20 May 2007

The eruption of the Laki fission in Iceland in 1783 led to sulphurous smog falling over Europe. It has been described...

20 May 2007

Azi Khatiri spoke to Rod Jones about how water molecules pair up into a dimer - and that this can be an even worse...

13 May 2007

Scott Manalis tells us about the technique he has developed for weighing tiny objects underwater, such as single cells...

13 May 2007

This week, Bob and Chelsea look at how we react to bacteria. Bob looks into how bacteria could protect us from Asthma...

13 May 2007

Dr Tim Wreghitt explains how noroviruses spread themselves through projectile vomit and use cruise ships as the perfect...

13 May 2007

For kitchen science we tried to see if there's any truth to the urban legend that there's more bacteria on a...

13 May 2007

Dr Ali Ashby on all that is fantastic about fungi. From the worlds largest organism to the flavour of chocolate, we...