Has the drug Ecstasy bred a generation of depressed and forgetful forty-somethings?
Ceramicist Lars Tharp explores our relationship with the funeral urn.
6Music DJ Shaun Keaveny meets the scientists investigating why songs get stuck in our head
As the new Ebola treatment centre opens, Dr John Wright and his team record what happens.
Gary Younge tells the story of Ebony, the magazine that redefined African-American life.
Schoolchildren in Fife are learning Latin for the first time. Natalie Haynes investigates.
Meet Ed Reardon, author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger and master of the abusive e-mail
Mark Urban investigates whether the west is losing its military edge.
Andrea Catherwood examines the movement for integrated schools in Northern Ireland.
Sarah Montague interviews the people whose ideas are challenging the future of education.
Shaimaa Khalil travels across Egypt, hearing the voices of her fellow countrymen.
Einstein said the most joy in his life came from his violin. Brian Foster investigates.
The stories behind iconic photographs from British general elections.
Dr Justin Champion examines the life and times of Elizabeth I's more unusual subjects.
Cleveland Watkiss and Dame Cleo marvel at Ella Fitzgerald's Mac the Knife and give it a go
U2's singer Bono reads his own poem, Elvis, and weaves it into an atmospheric sound-scape.
Professor David Livingstone argues for a revision of how we view the climate
Geoff Watts asks why the source of new medical drugs is drying up.
Bradford GP Dr Alastair Bavington explores how we deal with the health needs of immigrants
Top business people discuss the effect that their traumatic childhood had on them.
Dr Mark Lythgoe investigates the science of erasing memories.
Can the Conservatives increase their share of the minority vote? Hugh Muir investigates.
Henning Wehn investigates 'Ostrock' - the East German rock and pop music scene.
Essex born and bred, writer Ian Sansom goes back to the county that made him who he is.
Connie St Louis investigates ethnic marketing in the pharmaceutical industry.
Should Britain stay in the European Union? Former diplomat Sir Stephen Wall puts the case.
Series exploring spectacular years in the history of science
Allan Little looks at the changing dynamic of the European Union, as power heads east.
Allan Little looks at key moments and issues that brought the EU to the current crisis
Lucy Ash profiles five controversial characters from different corners of the continent
Chris Bowlby looks at how the far right is influencing mainstream European politics
Former federal chairman Alan Greenspan in conversation with Evan Davis.
Art critic Louisa Buck lifts the lid on Painting By Number kits.
A Manchester DJ juggles work, life, love and everything else - without much success
Most published science papers are untrue, but few ever get tested. Jolyon Jenkins reports.
Travel magazine, featuring travellers' tales, experiences and anecdotes
Adam Rutherford presents a three-part series on extinction
Travelling with the extreme commuters; a modern phenomenon.
A portrait of Dorothy Hodgkin, the only female British scientist to win a Nobel Prize.