Are humans creating a new geological epoch through climate change and fossil fuels?
Speeding up the drug development process to treat the major diseases facing us
The long and expensive struggle to get medicines to market
Brian Cox and Robin Ince take to the stage in LA - science meets Hollywood
Is science a force for good or evil? Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests discuss
Kevin Fong talks to astrophysicist and planet hunter Didier Queloz.
Nasa engineer Anita Sengupta on landing a rover on Mars
Kevin Fong talks to the Indian-born Nobel Laureate Professor Venki Ramakrishnan
Kathryn Maitland has a burning passion to transform clinical research across Africa.
A global perspective on the barriers to women in science.
As Dr Mark Porter's waistline increases he puts his body mass index, or BMI, to the test.
Simon Schaffer tells of the astronomers who grappled with evolution long before Darwin.
Henry Moseley was seen as Britain’s greatest physicist, but was killed in World War One
How William Perkin brought purple to the people in Victorian London
The third man behind the unravelling of DNA's double helix Maurice Wilkins
How the engine that powered the industrial revolution nearly ran out of steam
Voyaging further into deep space, with astronomer, Dr Lucie Green.
Take a sonic journey through the Solar System with astronomer, Dr Lucie Green
The European Research Council’s policy of backing high risk, high gain basic science
The tale of dinosaur hunters Edward Cope and Othniel Marsh and their legendary feud
Dame Stephanie Shirley made a fortune selling computer programmes to companies
Is war a uniquely human act or can its origins be found in our evolutionary past?
The science of birdsong and its relationship to human language
Biologists use light to explore the brain - and to alter it
Roland Pease explores perovksite, the new material experts say will transform solar power
How the Scottish scientist James Clerk Maxwell paved the way for today's technology
Exploring the condition of stammering, widely misunderstood and occurs in all cultures
The director of the British Antarctic Survey, Jane Francis talks to Jim Al-Khalili.
A cognitive neuroscientist unlocks the mysteries of the teenage brain
The Rosetta comet mission and the man in charge of landing the robot Philae on comet 67P