Research is giving new insights into the relationship between mind and body.
Claudia Hammond investigates inflammation
Continental Europeans give their views of Britain's relationship with their home country.
Dr Mark Porter demystifies health issues, bringing clarity to conflicting advice
Dr Mark Lythgoe attempts to find out what constitutes intuition and when we should use it.
Agnes Poirier explores the role of the body which protects the French language.
Former City analyst Geraint Anderson examines the story behind bankers' bonuses.
Claudia Hammond investigates how neursocience is heading for the classroom.
Winifred Robinson follows the fortunes of violent and damaged youngsters
Tim Mansel on Sierra Leone's 5.8m asked to stay home for 72 hours in a bid to stem Ebola.
Joan Bakewell and a panel of experts wrestle with the ethics of a real-life medical case.
Simon Jack tells the surprising story of the US Federal Reserve.
Is the IMF up to the job of fixing the global economy? Stephanie Flanders reports.
Film-maker Rex Bloomstein looks at how sex offenders are rehabilitated in HMP Whatton.
Carole Hayman serves time in a secure unit for men detained under the Mental Health Act.
Gerry Northam goes behind the scenes to investigate 'open source' computer software.
Adam Rutherford charts the rise, fall and rise of the genetics of intelligence
Miranda Sawyer on the impact of cheap European train travel on generations of Britons
Series taking listeners down to the deepest parts of the ocean.
An exploration of the strange (and strangely familiar) sound world of 'Library Music'.
A mysterious note sends a visitor to Belfast on a labyrinthine journey through the city.
John Tusa chronicles the making of modern Iran
Ruth McDonald investigates the crisis in the Irish Catholic church.
Chris Page examines the state of play between Irish nationalism and unionism.
Matthew Hill investigates how money is spent on cancer treatments.
Sathnam Sanghera asks, when we can know everything, are we better off not knowing things?
Can an NHS ethics code for medics, managers and public relations staff ever work?
Surgery is a craft and historically has not been subject to scientific scrutiny until now.
Bridget Kendall and guests look beyond the crisis in Greece to assess the future of Europe
Ehsan Masood explores the status of science in the modern Islamic world
The story of the first lady of bass, who worked with Phil Spector and the Beach Boys.
Punchdrunk, YouMeBumBumTrain, and other immersive theatre companies under the microscope.
Stories about the lives of everyday people
Matthew Syed explores the vexed role of money at the pinnacle of contemporary sport.
Are close ties to industry distorting priorities of scientific research in universities?
Melanie Chisholm celebrates the lasting musical legacy of British band leader Ivy Benson.
James Aldred encounters one of the world's most powerful birds of prey, the harpy eagle.
Professional tree climber James Aldred climbs one of Britain's tallest trees.
Peter White visits Dublin on the day the city pays tribute to Joyce's great novel Ulysses.
Garden designer James Wong asks if British gardening is stuck in the past.
Jane Garvey reflects on women and cars with presenter Suzi Perry and driver Susie Wolff.
The adopted son of Hollywood bombshell Jane Russell explores his roots in Northern Ireland
What does the response to last year's tsunami and meltdown tell us about modern Japan?
Martin Jarvis and Christopher Matthew go on a nostalgic journey into their past.
Jarvis Cocker celebrates the life and work of literary wunderkind Carson McCullers.
Chandy Nath visits India to explore the extraordinary Jatropha plant.
Finance guru Alvin Hall charts the rise of rap music entrepreneur Jay-Z.
Vishva Samani explores author JD Salinger's enduring relationship with Hindu philosophy.
How 3 months in rural Devon influenced one of the greatest chroniclers of urban New York.
Gavin Esler and a panel of experts debate the foreign policies of the new Labour leader.