Andrea Sella, Professor of Chemistry at UCL, picks five elements that enhance our lives. Today it's aluminium, once fashionable as cutlery but now used in cans, bicycles and tinsel Show more
Andrea Sella, Professor of Chemistry at UCL, celebrates five elements that enhance our lives. Today he admires how strontium gives us red fireworks and reveals our ancestors' past. Show more
Brett Westwood relives programmes from the Living World archives. In this episode from 2005 Peter France is in Essex with ecologist Graeme Underwood and the RSPB's Chris Tyas. Show more
Brett Westwood stalks the leopard... and finds him on Exmoor. With Guy Balme of Panthera, Gordon Buchanan who filmed the urban leopards of Mumbai, Desmond Morris and Rick Minter. Show more
Plus guess the bird song with Mark Stephen and Euan McIlwraith.
Mark Stephen takes a bumpy ride to the Cape Wrath Lighthouse.
Prof Sir Alec Jeffrey's discovery of DNA genetic fingerprinting changed policing forever.
Martin Ballard tells the story of it's groundbreaking use and it's legacy. Show more
Plus more pop gloriousness in House Music, this week's Watchlist and the Maths of Life.