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.

Epidemiologist Richard Peto on the links between tobacco, disease and early death
Irene Tracey tells Jim Al-Khalili how imaging the brain reveals how and why we feel pain.
Physicist Paul Davies on the origin of life, aliens and the evolution of cancer.
Professor Corinne Le Quéré talks to Jim Al-Khalili about tracing global carbon.
How working with robots in the 1980s kicked off a microelectronics revolution.
Donna Strickland, the first woman to win a Physics Nobel Prize in 55 years.
Gwen Adshead tells Jim Al-Khalili how she treats the minds of violent offenders.
Sir Gregory Winter, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry
Sue Black tells Jim Al-Khalili how she became a software engineer.
Physicist Jim Al-Khalili tells Adam Rutherford what motivates and inspires him.
Jim Al-Khalili talks to astronomer Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell.
Clive Oppenheimer on volcanoes that shake the world.
Sky at Night presenter Maggie Aderin-Pocock talks to Jim Al-Khalili about astronomy.
Alastair Hay talks with Jim Al-Khalili about ridding the world of chemical weapons.
Formula One engineer Caroline Hargrove talks to Jim Al-Khalili.
Mike Stratton talks about searching for cancer genes with Jim al-Khalili.
Detective of the mind Dr Suzanne O'Sullivan talks about brain seizures with Jim Al-Khalili
Supervet, Noel Fitzpatrick, talks to Jim Al-Khalili
Jacqueline McGlade on monitoring the environment from space.
Rachel Mills on volcanoes under the sea and how metal deposits feed the oceans.