E-cigarettes 09 Sept 13
Duration: 27 mins
Lorna Stewart reports on electronic cigarettes. Do they really help smokers to quit and are they safe?
Raising Allosaurus 02 Sept 13
Adam Hart investigates whether scientists can bring extinct animals back from the dead?
CERN and Science in Africa 26 Aug 13
How 'big science' projects such as the search for the 'Higgs Boson' at CERN are helping with science teaching in Africa.
SARS 2/2 19 Aug 13
Kevin Fong continues the story of SARS and how medical workers fought to contain the spread of this deadly disease
SARS 1/2 12 Aug 13
Kevin Fong explores the personal and medical impact of SARS ten years on
Crossrail - Tunnelling under London
Mon, 5 Aug 13
Duration: 28 mins
Tracey Logan goes underground to find out how Crossrail is using the latest engineering techniques to bore 26 miles of tunnels below London's tube network, sewers and foundations.
Forecasting Quakes 22 Jul 13
Forecasting earthquakes - Increasing numbers of seismologists say that hopes of forecasting earthquakes may be doomed, because the earth is just too complicated. Roland Pease reports
Plate Tectonics and Life 15 Jul 13
Roland Pease discovers whether photosynthetic life on early Earth led to the evolution of plate tectonics, making our planet unique in the Solar System.
Quorum Sensing 08 Jul 13
Duration: 27 mins
Bacteria need to talk to each other to cause disease. The bugs coordinate their assaults on use with a communication system known as quorum sensing. Geoff Watts explores whether we can stop their virulent chatter to prevent the looming antibiotic resistance crisis the global phenomenon which threatens to leave us defenceless against bacteria infections.
Build Me a Brain 01 Jul 13
Roland Pease meets scientists in the UK and the US who are hoping to connect cultures of living human neurons to robots to understand how the mind works.