Biology

22 August 2017

With so much dietary information out there, how do we know what's food fact and what's fiction?

22 August 2017

Scientists have magnetised migrating reed warblers to find out how they navigate longitude, as well as latitude.

22 August 2017

Scientists have found a way to re-programme the sex chromosomes of mice, making healthy previously infertile sperm.

15 August 2017

Goldfish can survive the winter freeze using a genetic trick that allows them to convert lactic acid into alcohol.

01 August 2017

New research suggests all of us have some ability to tell when animals are feeling stressed.

01 August 2017

This week, Kat Arney’s holding her nose in search of the truth behind a whiffy myth...

01 August 2017

New insights may help us understanding and target the spread of tumours.

25 July 2017

Deep sea mining could provide us with more renewable energy, however, it could have dramatic impacts on the things that...

25 July 2017

Why aren't the biggest animals always the fastest?

25 July 2017

We reveal the final entry for Marine Month's Critter of the Week.

18 July 2017

Imagine a tiny, thimble-shaped creature, invisible in water - and deadly. Step up, the Irukandji jellyfish!

18 July 2017

Scientists in Perth, Western Australia are using drones to collect samples from whales to study their health.

18 July 2017

The greatest migration on the planet occurs every day, in the ocean, and vertically.

18 July 2017

How accurate is the primate science in War of the Planet of the Apes?

18 July 2017

US scientists have discovered that a drug that's already licensed for use in pregnancy can block the spread of...

10 July 2017

A new technique to grow replacement bile ducts for patients with liver disease.

04 July 2017

A coastal crustacean is an extraordinary time keep, but how?

04 July 2017

Birdsong may sound beautiful, but can they drum?

27 June 2017

Would you trust a robot with your surgery?

27 June 2017

Would you trust a robot to grow your food?

27 June 2017

Scientists are saying that climate change could be changing how our coffee tastes in years to come.

27 June 2017

By looking at the genomes of thousands of babies, scientists have discovered a genetic association with preeclampsia.

27 June 2017

Bacteria can evade antibiotics not just through resistance, but by dormancy - effectively switching off. But for how...

20 June 2017

What does running do for your heart?