A series of programmes about what the world of the future might be like.
The legacy of independence in Bangladesh
Reflecting on the World Service's first Festival of Science from Kampala in Uganda.
Science and technology through the eyes of Africa's female scientists
Visions of the future with Michio Kaku, Barbara Sahakian and Karen Lord.
Scientists from around the world consider the state of science on the continent.
Can Africa become a major player in global science?
Can Africa feed itself?
How can Africans have better health?
Top African researchers discuss the wow factor in science at Makerere University, Uganda.
Top African researchers ask what if Africa became a hub for science.
How can new cars be developed to prevent global gridlock and increased pollution?
Will the growth of online courses give everyone the same chance of a world class education
Technological innovation and entrepreneurial spirit are at the heart of Silicon Valley.
Can he justify the claims he makes for the benign power of the web?
Peter Bowes concludes his exploration of the drive to live longer by looking at diet.
Peter Bowes asks if exercise and lifestyle changes hold the key to staying young.
Peter Bowes explores how science and lifestyle could hold the promise to staying young.
Dr Andrew Holding meets some of the people straddling the line between man and machine.
The status, responsibilities and realities of women in power around the world.
Who's in control of individual lives at a time of huge global change? Chris Bowlby reports
Nine short stories from around the world, looking at how love is changing
Chicken farming dates back 10,000 years and produces 50 billion chickens to eat each year.
Could test tube or laboratory-reared chicken ever
replace meat from birds?
What if robots and humans sat down together to talk?