Biologists use light to explore the brain - and to alter it
BBC World Service
2/5 How do you keep a microwave oven from interfering with radio waves coming from deep space?
BBC Radio 4
Music journalist Jackson Allers explores Arab Spring era hip-hop as a catalyst for change.
1/5 The journalist on 'One Man's Struggle with the Orchestra's Most Difficult Instrument'.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
1/2 A first-hand account of the sixties from Vicki Wickham, who edited Ready Steady Go!
BBC Radio 6 Music
4/5 How Paul Oakenfold and DJs Harvey, Heidi and Justin Berkman were inspired by Larry Levan.
Felicity Finch finds out about a controversial women-only hotel in Saudi Arabia.
1/2 Hear the world's cities through the ears of blind BBC presenter and traveller, Peter White
Angela Saini explores the science of birdsong and its relationship to human language.
3/3 Mini lectures on routine, concentration and time off, with Ian Fleming and WB Yeats.