In this episode we talk about child stroke and interview Eileen, the mother of Daisy, a little girl who survived stroke when she was 21 months old. We also talk to Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, stroke researcher and President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester, and to Professor Stuart Allan from the Faculty of Life Sciences.
What happened when I caught up with Andy Burrows backstage at the Ruby Lounge. Andy's worked with We Are Scientists, Razorlight, I Am Arrows, as well as working on the new score for The Snowman and the Snowdog. His new solo album "Company" is out now, with a new single 'If I Had a Heart' out on April 1st.
This week in your world, University Challenge hooliganism reached highest levels since 1987, David Willetts proposed the deportation of graduates to Eastern Europe, Caffè Nero said that they plan to ban Christians, and more. All aboard the news cruise.
Inspired by episode 1 of Wonders of Life (BBC2 documentary series presented by Prof. Brian Cox), we've made a whole episode about the big fat question "What is life and how did it come about on our planet?".