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The Truth About Parkinson's
Jane Hill visits a boxing club in the Netherlands to discover the benefits for PD
Early diagnosis and research
Finding a cure for Parkinson’s. Jane Hill on early diagnosis and repurposing drugs
Protecting heads in sports
How science and technology could protect sportsmen and women from traumatic brain injury
Galileo's lost letter
Galileo's lost letter questions how he challenged the Church. With Philip Ball.
Madame Lavoisier's Translation of Oxygen
Explorations in the world of science.
Ignaz Semmelweiss: The hand washer
Lindsey Fitzharris tells the story of Ignaz Semmelweiss, the hand washer
Ramon Llull: Medieval prophet of computer science
Philip Ball tells the story of Ramon Llull, the medieval prophet of computer science
Alexis Carrel and the immortal chicken heart
Philip Ball tells the tale of Alexis Carrel’s immortal chicken heart
The silence of the genes
James Gallagher tells the story of new lifesaving drugs that interfere with genes.
The misinformation virus
Why fake science spreads faster online than the truth
How is climate change affecting people's mental health?
2020: A Year to Save the Planet
The road to Glasgow
Across 2020 Matt McGrath will be reporting on what is happening to save the planet
Stem cell hard sell
How risky are stem cell injections?
Stem cells: Hope and hype
USA and Australia battle the unregulated stem cell clinic boom
Science Stories - Mary Somerville, pioneer of popular science writing
Naomi Alderman tells the story of Mary Somerville, pioneer of popular science writing
Science Stories - Sophia Jex-Blake
Naomi Alderman tells the story of Sophia Jex-Blake, first woman doctor in Scotland
Sophia Jex-Blake, first woman doctor in Scotland
Isaac Newton and the story of the apple
Did Newton's theory of gravity really come to him after seeing an apple fall?
The Evidence: Coronavirus Special
International experts take a global look at the science surrounding Covid-19.
Elizabeth Fisher: Chromosomes in mice and men
Elizabeth Fisher on the role of chromosomes in conditions like Down and Turner syndrome
The Evidence: Taiwan, Vaccines, Africa Preparedness
International experts discuss the latest research into Covid-19
The Evidence: Young people, lifting lockdowns, USA and Kenya updates
International experts take a look at the science surrounding Covid-19
Desert locust swarms
A second wave of locusts threatens crops in East Africa. Scientists lead the fightback
The Evidence: Mental health and Covid 19
How is our mental health during the pandemic?
Science of Dad
Dr Oscar Duke discovers how pregnancy, birth and childcare affect the father
The Evidence: Covid 19: ending lockdowns
When and how to end lockdowns?
The Evidence: Covid 19: Sub-Saharan Africa and Testing
How sub-Saharan Africa is handling the pandemic and the different kinds of tests
In Their Element
Mercury - Chemistry's Jekyll and Hyde
The most beautiful and shimmering of the elements, the weirdest, and yet the most reviled
Oxygen: The breath of Life
Trevor Cox takes a deep breath and tells the story of oxygen on earth and in space
And then there was Li
The element that links the formation of the universe with the functioning of our brains