Plants

27 April 2017

At face value this seems like a ridiculous match up; the fastest man on the planet against a fundamentally stationary...

26 November 2016

Think of the horsemeat scandal. Do the ingredients in your ready meal match the labelling? There is no better way to...

24 July 2014

In Dr Shahid's line of work they see plenty of people who get things stuck in their ears, ranging from bugs to...

14 December 2010

Plants and animals seem worlds apart, and indeed in many ways they are. Plants don’t eat anything more substantial than...

28 November 2010

Of all the slang names for the British, none is more iconic than 'Limey'. While the the term provokes...

16 June 2008

The buzz of a bumblebee is one of the quintessential sounds of summer time. But this ‘slender sound’ and ‘faint...

06 December 2007

Equivalent in land area to 14 Isle of Mans, or Rhode Island State twice over, the Louisiana Wetlands are one of the...

06 November 2007

Ask anyone who made the world’s best violins and they’ll inevitably answer "Stradivari". But science is...

14 July 2007

Why re-invent the wheel when Nature has already come up with the best solution? Becky Poole explores the field of...

11 May 2005

The recently discovered traces of ricin in a makeshift laboratory in a flat in London have caused a media frenzy over...