First broadcast in 2001. Humans have 26,000 to 30,000 genes - only 300 more than a mouse Read more
Human Genome Project Findings
First broadcast in 2001. Humans have 26,000 to 30,000 genes - only 300 more than a mouse
The interaction between mantle and crust that drives earthquakes around the world
British Antarctic Survey Diary
Diary of a scientist from the British Antarctic Survey embarking on a study of glaciers
Enough Food for the Future?
By 2025 we'll need 3 billion tonnes of food to feed everyone - can we produce it?
Why are we here?
Search for Life in Deep Space
Are we humans alone in the universe, or are there other lifeforms out there?
Thaumatin is an artificial sweetener that comes from an African fruit called Katemfe
Faith and Addiction
Can religious or spiritual faith assist recovery from addiction?
Astrology in Indian Higher Education
Controversial funding for the creation of university departments for study of astrology
Drug Research and Development
Discussion on research and development for drugs that treat diseases that affect the poor
Lies on the Internet
Why is Internet deceit so easy?
Bats of the Amazon Basin
Report on the studying of bats in João National Park in the Amazon Basin
What Makes Good Scientific Writing?
What makes a good science book and why do we buy them?
Discussion with food and trade policy analyst Devinder Sharma and Koy Thomson of Actionaid
Psychology of Confinement - Big Brother
Does the TV show Big Brother offer insight into the behaviour of people who are confined?
The Changing Chinese Diet
Why the diet of the Chinese is changing, with people consuming more fat and meat
Music and Healing
The extraordinary part music plays in our health and child development
First broadcast in 2001. How has humanity viewed the planet Mars?
Seabirds on Ascension Island
With Norman Ratcliffe of the RSPB is monitoring bird populations on Ascension Island
Findings of the AAAS 2002
From the first domesticated animal to giant telescopes
Facebook battles harmful posts
New figures suggest the tech giant is removing a growing amount of banned content.
Can a machine read my mind?
How machine learning is enabling minds to start melding with machines
Nick Baker collects some programmes about how technology has changed our physical world.
"He's not the messiah..."
Tim Weeks explores the weird and wonderful world of Wiltshire online.