This week’s episode is all about video games, what makes them addictive, possibly haunted, and for mobile phones.
Neanderthals’ bad luck; the 18,000-year-old frozen puppy; and the tipping points in climate change.
I had a chat with Isabella Coales, a third year PhD student at Imperial College London (ICL). Her work uses metabolomics (large-scale study of the metabolic products of cells) and transcriptomics (the study of the RNA transcripts that are produced from DNA and encode proteins) to investigate sex differences in myeloid cells. Other cells she […]
This week’s show is all about mental health awareness and how mental health is perceived by our society.
Malaysia loses its last Sumatran rhino; the largest assessment of ocean warming impact; and humans being placed in suspended animation.
This review discusses Number Theory, a play that focuses on maths and mental health.
New Zealand’s bird of the year 2019; the tiny deer back from extinction; and the world’s first vagina museum.
Conspiracy theories with alcohol, what could possibly go wrong?
This week for our radio show we remember those who fought in wars around the globe. We discuss how war has affected science and how science has affected the war. Today’s show had Ryna as the presenter, Jacqui as a producer, with guest stars Billy Irving and Kenna Castleberry. Ryna she began the discussion with […]
Your I, Science News Roundup this week covers a statement endorsed by 11,000 scientists about the implications of climate change, new fossil evidence causing us to rethink human evolution, and the first evidence of mammoth hunting pits. The ‘untold suffering’ that the climate crisis could cause A new statement, published in the journal Bioscience, supported […]
This week we discuss dementia and its impacts on society.
Pinpointing humans’ ancestral home; the suspension of fracking in England; and the new dangers of measles.
From body farms, demon cores, and fairy circles, this episode gets spooky…just in time for Halloween!
The transatlantic alliance dedicated to detecting cancer sooner; Google’s claims of quantum supremacy; and the next leap in gene editing technology.
This week we explore the ocean depths and discuss a day in the life of a marine biologist.
The Extinction Rebellion finale; Brexit’s impact on UK science; and the first ever all-female spacewalk.
Why Dame Sally Davies’ suggestions won’t satiate our public health crisis Amongst the political drama of Brexit, a barely functioning government, resurgence in climate change activism and a dozen other issues that I can’t list, a new government report about how to curtail childhood obesity will likely not have made your radar. In these turbulent […]
I,Science were invited to the V&A this week to get a taste of the exhibition: FOOD: Bigger than the Plate. Now in it’s final week, the interactive exhibition looks to explore how our relationship with food is changing, taking visitors on a sensory journey through the food cycle, from production to table. The exhibition has […]
What inspiration can we pull from nature? From medicinal plants to bio-mimicry, the options seem to be endless.
Nobel Prizes 2019: understanding our metabolism, our place in the universe, and…charging our phones?
Welcome new I, Science Radio crew! Our new producer is Ryna Lau and our new presenter is Jacqui Wakefield. They were joined in the studio by the I, Science magazine co-editors Charlotte Hartley and Priyanka Dasgupta, and 2019 Science Communication M.Sc. student and creative director Jack Monaghan. Discussion included the benefits of being involved in […]
I, Science Radio 19th September 2019
Past, Present and Future
Dog bites, cultured meat and progress in creating an artificial pancreas.
European heatwave; Acoustic Vehicle Alert System; and the Dragonfly mission
I, Science issue 43 is now out!
A break-through in understanding Solar panel efficiencies by a PhD student will drive costs down in green energy
Step aside Brexit, let me introduce you to your new worst nightmare: Fusarium xylarioides.
High level of antibiotics in rivers; mosquito killing fungus, and salt in diamonds.
I, Science News Editor Madeleine Openshaw talks with Robert Winston about his upbringing, career and the reason he went into science communication.