Discovery: Chris Toumazou11/18/14
European Inventor of the Year, Chris Toumazou, on the science of invention
Discovery: Chris Toumazou 17 Nov 14
European Inventor of the Year, Chris Toumazou, reveals how his personal life and early work inspire his inventions.
Discovery: The Making of the Moon 10 Nov 14
Lucie Green investigates the past, present and future of the Moon.
Discovery: Trauma at War 03 Nov 14
Dr Kevin Fong meets and trains with British Military trauma teams in Afghanistan and discovers how the hospital in Camp Bastion became the most successful trauma centre in the world.
Discovery: Trauma - the fight for life 27 Oct 14
Dr Kevin Fong explores the development of modern trauma medicine and discovers how the lessons from conflict and catastrophe have equipped us to deal with even the worst disasters.
Discovery: Brian Cox 20 Oct 14
Brian Cox, physicist and media star, talks fame and quantum mechanics with Jim Al-Khalili.
Discovery: Urine Trouble: What's in our Water 13 Oct 14
What happens to the medicines we take after they leave our body? Andrea Sella finds out.
Discovery: Patients Doing It for Themselves 06 Oct 14
Vivienne Parry explores how patients are taking control of their own treatment.
Discovery: Preventing Disease in Animals 29 Sept 14
BBC science reporter Melissa Hogenboom hears about pioneering genetic techniques to combat diseases in our livestock animals.
Discovery: Beyond the Abyss 22 Sept 14
Rebecca Morelle talks to explorers of deep ocean trenches – the final frontier of exploration on Planet Earth. She meets biologists who have discovered dark realms of pink gelatinous fish and gigantic crustaceans at 8,000 metres down
Discovery: Power Transmission 15 Sept 14
Gaia Vince looks at the future of power transmission
Discovery: Biosafety 08 Sept 14
Mistakes involving anthrax, deadly flu and smallpox have put high-security lab safety under the spotlight, and increased calls to limit potentially risky research
Discovery: Mum and Dad and Mum 01 Sept 14
Rebecca Morelle examines how children could be born with DNA from three people. The UK might be the first country in the world to make this legal.
Discovery: Antibiotic Resistance Crisis - Part II 25 Aug 14
A global antibiotic resistance crisis looms but antibiotics drugs don’t make pharma the profits which other medicines do. Roland Pease looks for ways to avert a medical dark age.
Discovery: Antibiotic Resistance Crisis - Part I 18 Aug 14
Our antibiotics are failing. Bacteria are developing resistance to an increasing number of the drugs that used to kill them. How bleak is the future for global health? Roland Pease looks at scientific issues behind the gathering crisis. The last new...
Discovery: Cosmology 11 Aug 14
In March astronomers in the BICEP2 collaboration announced they had found gravitational waves from the Big Bang. But now the evidence is being questioned. Dr Lucie Green reports.
Discovery: Rosetta Mission Arriving At Comet 04 Aug 14
Looking ahead to the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission – the first spacecraft to follow a comet and land a probe on its icy surface. Rosetta arrives at comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 6th August. It will then accompany the 4 km chunk of ice and...
Discovery: Professor Sir Michael Rutter 28 July 14
Jim Al-Khalili meets child psychiatrist Professor Sir Michael Rutter
Discovery: What's happened to El Nino? 21 July 14
Roland Pease asks what's making this year's predicted El Nino so hard to forecast
Discovery: Swarming Robots 14 July 14
Adam Hart on how insect and cell structure research is helping develop swarming robots
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