Did life originate in a hydrothermal vent?
Why simulating the early earth environment can help us understand how life could have formed.
Is RNA, the cousin of DNA, the molecule which started all life on earth?
Where is the oldest evidence of life on earth?
How one microbial meal changed everything...
Chris Smith puts his own questions to the panel in the form of a quiz!
Can you read minds? Well maybe not quite, but research suggests it's linked to monitoring your own heartbeat...
Nematode worms use a pheromone to kill off unwanted males
A drug found only in an Indian plant can be produced on a large scale in engineered yeast
A shortage of oxygen causes the bacteria S. aureus to form biofilms that protect it from antibiotics
The science behind IBS and what can be done to help sufferers.
In our colon is a previously unrecognised organ made up of trillions of microbes.
How much can your DNA tell you about your future health, and is this information a blessing or a curse?
DNA explained, with a little help from some ukuleles.
Using bio-engineering to grow an entire human organ system in the lab - complete with connecting blood supply.
Growing miniature human organs in the lab using stem cells taken from an adult.
Turning embryonic stem cells into nerve cells and implanting them in the brain...
Understanding how a human being is formed form a single fertilised egg can lead to incredible scientific breakthroughs...
Destroying the cells controlling the build-up of fat tissue causes mice to become obese with no change in diet.
Taking antibiotics during pregnancy may lead to behaviour changes in your child.
A fertility app that can help to prevent unwanted pregnancy.
Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables as opposed to 5 boosts life expectancy and reduces heart disease and cancer...
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?