Join Dr Steve Scott of the Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire, to discover how genomics is revolutionising our world. Rapid reading of genetic code is enabling big advances in diagnosing disease and tracking deadly outbreaks. We're even analysing bacteria in space – but what does it mean for our future?
At the battle of Alamein 75 years ago, radio operator Bill Sutherland maintained the vital flow of information to the Allied artillery with extraordinary bravery. Serena Sutherland tells the story of the man, and Prof. Tom Stevenson describes the radio equipment, helped by Dorothy Brankin of the Museum of Communication and Sandy Firth of Orkney Wireless Museum. Supported by d and h, Kirkwall
It’s 40 years since the opening of the Flotta oil terminal. Dr Kate Johnson of ICIT Stromness, who worked with one of the engineering companies who built it, looks back at the human side of the achievement, including the way in which the Orkney and Shetland County Councils achieved unique benefits.