Body teasers banner The new series Bene and Mal’s Body Teasers is now being broadcast on the Fun Kids radio station. It was produced with support from the Council and explores ethical issues around science and the body. Each episode is aimed at 7-12 year olds and features characters Bene and Mal discussing the ethics of both current and potential future scenarios including organ donation, transplanting animal organs into humans, using data about our bodies, and changing the body through cosmetic procedures or human enhancement. The episodes are all linked to topics the Council has considered, including organ donation, animal-to-human transplants, biodata, cosmetic procedures, and novel neurotechnologies. You can listen to Bene and Mal’s Body Teasers every day at 5pm on DAB Digital Radio in London and the South East, and online across the UK at Episodes will also be available to download and listen back to at

Other audio resources

Bene and Mal’s Demanding Dilemmas was produced by Fun Kids with support from the Council in 2014 and is made up of 10 short audio features each exploring a bioethics issue. Click on the links below to listen to or download individual features:
Find out more about the Council’s education resources. Did you know that many of the Council’s reports are available as illustrated, accessible short versions? You can order printed copies or download them here.