Discovery: What the Songbird Said05/26/15
The science of birdsong and its relationship to human language
Discovery: What the Songbird Said
Angela Saini explores the science of birdsong and its relationship to human language
Discovery: Shedding Light on the Brain
Biologists are using light to explore the brain - and to alter it: Optogenetics
Discovery: Future of Solar Energy
Roland Pease explores perovksite, the new material experts say will transform solar power
Discovery: Scotland's Forgotten Einstein, James Clerk...
Dr Susie Mitchell hears the story of the 19th Century Scottish scientist, James Clerk Maxwell, whose discoveries paved the way for a huge range of today's technology.
Discovery: Science of Stammering 27 Apr 15
Erika Wright explores the science of Stammering, a widely misunderstood condition that occurs at the same level in all cultures, countries and languages
Discovery: Jane Francis 20 Apr 15
The director of the British Antarctic Survey, Jane Francis talks to Jim Al-Khalili
Discovery: Matt Taylor 6 Apr 15
Matt Taylor talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the Rosetta comet mission
Discovery: John O'Keefe 30 Mar 15
2014 Nobel Prize winner John O'Keefe talks to Jim Al-Khalili
Discovery: Does Money Make You Mean? 2/2 23 Mar 15
Jack Stewart travels to Hong Kong to ask is money making all of us selfish?
Discovery: Finding Your Voice 09 Mar 15
Helen Keen explores selective mutism, a condition often described as a phobia of speaking
Discovery: Placebo Problem 02 Mar 15
Geoff Watts explores the medical phenomenon of the nocebo effect
Discovery: Throwaway Society 2/2 23 Feb 15
How can manufacturers of the world supply the growing demand for consumer products without breaking the planet’s bank of natural resources? By the middle of the century, there will be 2 billion more people in the world. Based on current trends,...
Discovery: Throwaway Society 1/2 16 Feb 15
Hundreds of millions of computers, mobile phones and televisions are thrown away every year around the world. In this week’s Discovery Gaia Vince will be looking at the reasons behind this rapidly growing mountain of electronic waste and asking, who...
Discovery: Science of Smell 09 Feb 15
Why understanding how we smell has led to a paralysed man walking again
Discovery: The Life Scientific Richard Fortey 02 Feb 15
Jim Al-Khalili meets Mr Trilobite, the palaeontologist and naturalist, Richard Fortey
Discovery: Hot Gossip 19 Jan 15
Part two, Geoff Watts explores the origins and the science behind our love and loathing of gossip
Discovery: Hot Gossip 12 Jan 15
Geoff Watts explores the origins and the science behind our love and loathing of gossip.
Discovery: Virtual Therapy 05 Jan 15
Quentin Cooper looks at the therapeutic possibilities of Virtual Reality.
Discovery: Can maths combat terrorism? 22 Dec 14
Can maths reveal hidden patterns in global terrorism? Dr Hannah Fry investigates.
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