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Frank Kelly on air pollution
The impact of lockdown on the quality of the air we breathe.
Liz Seward and the dream of spaceflight
Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to Liz Seward about designing spacecraft.
Jane Goodall on living with wild chimpanzees
Jane Goodall describes her life with the wild chimpanzees of Gombe.
Emma Bunce on the gas giants
Professor Emma Bunce shares her passion for Jupiter and Neptune with Jim Al-Khalili.
Clifford Stott on riot prevention
How to stop peaceful protests turning into riots.
Alice Roberts on bones
What can we learn from human remains? Alice Roberts talks bones with Jim Al Khalili.
Andy Fabian on black holes
Professor Andy Fabian on supermassive black holes and their dramatic hold over galaxies.
Dale Sanders on feeding the world
Why the world needs more plant scientists. Prof Dale Sanders talks to Jim Al-Khalili.
Heather Koldewey on marine conservation
Saving seahorses and turning old fishing nets into luxury carpets.
Francesca Happé on autism
Francesca Happé talks to Jim al-Khalili about the abilities of people with autism.
Steve Haake on technology, sport and health
Steve Haake talks to Jim al-Khalili about how technology improves sporting ability.
Sarah Gilbert on developing a vaccine for Covid-19
How did Sarah Gilbert get so far, so fast in developing a vaccine for Covid-19?
Neil Ferguson on modelling Covid-19
Predicting the spread of Covid-19. Neil Ferguson talks to Jim Al-Khalili about lockdown.
Scientists in the Spotlight during the Pandemic
Jim Al-Khalili finds out how The Life Scientific has changed during the pandemic.
Chris Jackson on sustainable geology
Geologist Chris Jackson on the earth's past, deep salt and abseiling into a volcano.
Cath Noakes on making buildings Covid-safe
How good ventilation dramatically reduces the risk of inhaling tiny airborne pathogens.
Giles Yeo on how our genes can make us fat
Giles Yeo reveals the role our genes play in the obesity epidemic.
Anne Johnson on the importance of public health
From HIV to influenza and Covid-19, why prevention is better than cure.
Jane Hurst on the secret life of mice
Jane Hurst reveals how mice are ruled by their noses.
Richard Bentall on the causes of mental ill health
Why madness is in the world not in us. Prof Richard Bentall talks about his life and work.
Sarah Bridle on the carbon footprint of food
Why did a rising star in the study of dark energy turn her attention to climate change?
Mark Spencer on how plants solve crimes
Inside the mind of a forensic botanist, Mark Spencer.
Theresa Marteau on how to change behaviour
Prof Dame Theresa Marteau tells Jim Al-Khalili about her life and work.
Professor Martin Sweeting, inventor of microsatellites
How Martin Sweeting made a satellite on his kitchen table.
Jane Clarke on Protein Folding
Jane Clarke unravels her discoveries into the molecular origami of our body's proteins.
Peter Goadsby on migraine
Peter Goadsby on migraine attacks and the new treatments his research has inspired.
Helen Scales on marine conservation
Fish watching and the downsides of deep sea mining. Helen Scales talks to Jim Al-Khalili.
Nira Chamberlain on how mathematics can solve real-world problems
Jim Al-Khalili asks Nira Chamberlain how he uses maths to solve real-world problems.
Mike Tipton on how our bodies respond to extreme conditions
Mike Tipton on cold water swimming.
Tamsin Edwards on the uncertainty in climate science
All climate change models are wrong. Tamsin Edwards tells Jim Al Khalili why.