How does PrEP work, and is it really behind the reduction in HIV cases?
Do the neurons in our bodies really behave like a sushi conveyor belt?
Chocolate contains antioxidants but can we really call it a health food?
How do animals choose their leaders?
The biggest question of the year.
Why urban environments could be the future of conservation.
From bean to cup: how do you brew a coffee?
Kat takes on moggies in this mythconception...
...but it's not all easy. Space is a dangerous and inhospitable place but if successful, we can look for microbial...
Will all life in the Universe be like ours? Or something completely different?
Why do some people also enjoy a cold dip at Christmas?
What happens to a hen's egg left soaking for a day or two in vinegar?
Do bird's recognise each other's calls?
How can we ensure that minority backgrounds are fairly represented in science?
Computer simulations reveal how ants work together to carry large food items back to the nest.
The size and nutritional content of meals influences how sleepy a fly feels afterwards...
A new approach helps researchers to assess data from many
small-scale studies before designing clinical trials.
Fossil footprints reveal that some of our human-like ancestors
could have been taller than we thought.
And finally it’s time for our Gene of the Month, which is the gene - or rather
the gene fault - responsible for...
Because we might be able to grow human embryos longer than 14 days in
the lab, does that mean we should? Sarah...
Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz and her team managed to keep
embryos growing in the lab for 13 days. So should we...
Our genetic journey is the subject of a new book - A Brief History of
Everyone Who Ever Lived - by Adam Rutherford.
What do they all have in common? They light up the same pathways in the brain...
We swabbed our desks to see what's growing there and the results were pretty disgusting...