Biology

26 September 2017

What could exoskeleton technology mean for the future?

26 September 2017

Vanderbilt University’s Ken Catania got his hands on an electric eel, literally, to work out how electric eels deal...

26 September 2017

Budget cigarettes caused the deaths of thousands of young children across the EU

26 September 2017

Brad Hoffman, from the University of Florida, has found a way to reprogramme the immune system to fight multiple...

18 September 2017

How have rocket fuel pumps helped those with heart failure?

12 September 2017

A new type of antibiotic which could turn the tide on resistance.

12 September 2017

Cuckoos are impersonating birds of prey to get their wicked way.

12 September 2017

Fat gets a bad rap, but could it be key to staying healthier for longer?

11 September 2017

Female Lygus bugs use an anti-anti aphrodisiac to signal that they are ready for mating.

11 September 2017

Mekada fish can recognise each other – but only if their faces are the right way up.

04 September 2017

We put our expert science panel to the test with a fiendish quiz...

24 August 2017

Our lifespans are increasing, but our 'health-spans' haven't caught up. Could our microbiome have an...

24 August 2017

Remember the Holodeck in Star Trek? Well, animals now have their own virtual reality room...

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!