Beautiful Minds - New TV Series BBC 4

The BBC are running a series of programs as part of their “World of Wonder“, focusing on science.  There is a new, three part series starting on BBC4 tonight called “Beautiful Minds“.  The (short) series focuses on three UK scientists and shows how their scientific discoveries  changed how we think about science.  The first [...]

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BBC TV Series - The Scots who made the Modern World

This is more of a medical post than a cancer one, but tonight (Tuesday 20th October 2015), there is a new three part mini-series on BBC2 Scotland called “The Scots who made the Modern World“. It starts at 9pm and the first episode features medicine and looks at early work on malaria and tuberculosis, [...]

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New BBC TV Series -”The Cell”

I don’t know how I missed this, I don’t watch a lot of TV (and most of what I do watch is Cbeebies, but that’s another story…) The BBC are airing a new, short (3 episode!) series called “The Cell“.  It is about the scientific attempt to study the building blocks of life, in [...]

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Cancer in comics and on TV

I have previously written a post on cancer in comic books, I thought I’d write a little more about the subject and tell you about some of the links I have found since I wrote the first post in April 2015.

Piled Higher and Deeper (PhD Comics) is a daily comic based on life [...]

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