Patricia Cornwell discusses her life and her career as a crime writer.
Jim Al-Khalili talks to the forensic scientist Angela Gallop.
Professor Tom Kirkwood explores the revolution in the human aging process.
Is forensic evidence becoming increasingly unreliable? Linda Geddes investigates.
Are specialist forensic techniques used to catch killers and paedophiles under threat?
Tom Dyckhoff examines the importance of design after death.
Why does life on the street also mean death on the street for some rough sleepers?
Joan Bakewell explores one of our greatest fears about death and dying: being in pain.
Dr Mark Porter looks at the options available for care at the end of life.
Dr Mark Porter explores the state of end-of-life care in the UK today.
Are failings in forensic science leading to more miscarriages of justice?
Hannah Barnes investigates the state of the forensic science industry in the UK.
Joan Bakewell and her panel explore what happens when you donate your body to science.
Can people who haven't spoken for years have lucid conversations just before they die?
Systematic post mortems revolutionised the study of disease.
Joan Bakewell explores how to ensure your wishes at the end of your life are respected.
Professor Kirkwood argues that the longevity revolution has reached a turning-point.
Forensic chemist Niamh Nic Daeid talks about investigating fires and analysing legal highs
Professor Lucas performs a 'consented' post mortem, defending its contribution to medicine
Jim Al-Khalili talks to forensic scientist Sue Black about identifying human bodies.
Alan Dein meets doulas in Lewes, Sussex, who are companions to the dying.
Rob Walker investigates the mystery of a man found dead on a west London street.
Dr Broks asks if out-of-body experiences are evidence for a self separate from the body.
Matt Thompson profiles former forensic investigator Jack Sturiano.
Bereaved mum Emma Beck asks why nine babies are stillborn every day in the UK.
Ann Alexander asks why the UK has some of the highest rates of stillbirths in Europe.
Is it ever ethical to withhold food and water in a child who is not dying?