How a spark of inspiration is transformed into a line on canvas or a line of verse.
Spatial processing in the brain, bird migration and natural navigational clues for all.
Bridget Kendall and guests discuss alien plants and animals, alien beings and alien dreams
Transforming biosciences with particles just a few billionths of a metre across.
The advantages and disadvantages of speaking more than one language.
The curious properties of bubbles in the oceans, in our bodies and in art.
Where is the dividing line between normal behaviour and a mental health problem?
What role can art play in the political discourse of post-apartheid South Africa?
When being alone is a blessing, and when it is a blight.
What is it like to be on the edge of Europe? And do modern societies create new outcasts?