The Naked Scientists have joined forces with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), the Pan Africa Chemistry Network and Channel Africa to produce a special thirty minute weekly edition of the Naked Scientists for broadcast across Africa and the rest of the world.
All in the Mind examines how we think and behave. It’s presented by psychologist Claudia Hammond. She investigates the latest techniques being used by mental health practitioners, speaks to people with psychological issues and uncovers all the most recent research from the world of the mind. Every year there are 2 series of 8 episodes of All in the Mind, in the spring and autumn. Each programme is 28 minutes long.
Why scratch your head if you don't know the answer? What about the Earth made the dinosaurs so big? Why does the Universe spin? Is the Sun seem brighter in the morning than the evening? Are autistic people particularly at home with computers? Why do effervescent tablets fizz only in water? Why do Parkinson's patients sleepwalk without difficulty? Plus, news of a decoy molecule that can treat dwarfism and what earwax has revealed about blue whales...
The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to many questions about medicine, the science of viruses, and vaccines. Misinformation has found a breeding ground in the confusion and mistrust that has built up during the pandemic.
In this series of interviews, we talk to medical experts to answer various questions about the Covid-19 virus, treatments and vaccines. In this series you'll find digestible explanations, frank but compassionate conversations, and scientific insights - empowering you to make decisions about your health that you are comfortable with.
Three detectives, Kalumba, Salamisha and Chokbank, investigate after Peter's drug overdose. Was the cause of his death as obvious as it seems? Listen to this exciting series to find out...
Peter, the son of a rich and influential family, dies from a drug overdose. When the autopsy reveals that he did not commit suicide but was poisoned, the three detectives Kalumba, Salamisha and Chokbank start their investigations and are drawn into a maelstrom of intrigue, greed and violence. To find Pete's murderer, they must descend into the world of counterfeit drugs where unscrupulous profiteers exploit the sick and desperate. Counterfeit medicine is sold cheaply and people are unaware of the threat it poses to their health. Several leads take the detectives to a famous doctor, a traditional healer, a pharmacist and all the way to the minister of health. As the investigation progresses, the detectives’ lives are threatened more than once. In the end, they are able to determine the extent of Peter's involvement with this dirty business and why he had to die.
The podcast that explores the intersection between science, story and play. With your host Dr. Yanas Kisten, delving into fun and interesting ways of communicating science with expert guest interviews.
A weekly podcast hosted by Mike Burton - "Honest Conversations With Interesting People". Every podcast is about something different with a different guest, ranging from musicians to travellers, to those suffering with mental illnesses, talking about movies, sex, hobbies, morals, politics and much more! Mike & his friend Josh also do a mini-series called "Science, But Simple" where they explain everyday science in an easy-to-digest manner, these episodes are released every few months so be sure to check those out too!