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
Roland Pease looks into the 3.2 million people killed each year by polluted air
Kathy Willis, Director of Science Kew Gardens, discusses biodiversity with Jim al-Khalili
Jim al-Khalili meets Patrick Vallance heading drug development at a pharmaceutical company
Professor Robert Plomin talks to Jim al-Khalili about the genetics of intelligence
Surfer Helen Scales goes in search of the perfect man-made wave.
Can trophy hunting lions be good for conservation?
Brian Cox and Robin Ince take to the stage in San Francisco to talk alien visitations
Brian Cox and Robin Ince take to the stage in Chicago, to discuss fossils and evolution
What happens when 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?