The Life Scientific

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Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires them and asking what their discoveries might do for us in the future.

How does sleep change as we age? Derk-Jan Dijk talks to Jim Al-Khalili.
Can we achieve carbon net zero in our homes? Brenda Boardman talks to Jim Al- Khalili.
Can we achieve carbon net zero in our homes? Brenda Boardman talks to Jim Al- Khalili.
Can we create new senses? Prof David Eagleman talks to Jim Al-Khalili.
Why, in the Age of the Algorithm, humans have never been more important.
All climate change models are wrong. Tamsin Edwards tells Jim Al Khalili why.
Mike Tipton on cold water swimming.
Jim Al-Khalili asks Nira Chamberlain how he uses maths to solve real-world problems.
Fish watching and the downsides of deep sea mining. Helen Scales talks to Jim Al-Khalili.
Peter Goadsby on migraine attacks and the new treatments his research has inspired.
Jane Clarke unravels her discoveries into the molecular origami of our body's proteins.
How Martin Sweeting made a satellite on his kitchen table.
Prof Dame Theresa Marteau tells Jim Al-Khalili about her life and work.
Inside the mind of a forensic botanist, Mark Spencer.
Why did a rising star in the study of dark energy turn her attention to climate change?
Why madness is in the world not in us. Prof Richard Bentall talks about his life and work.
Jane Hurst reveals how mice are ruled by their noses.
From HIV to influenza and Covid-19, why prevention is better than cure.
Giles Yeo reveals the role our genes play in the obesity epidemic.
How good ventilation dramatically reduces the risk of inhaling tiny airborne pathogens.