Biology

28 November 2016

Could your gut bugs be playing a role in how your DNA is being expressed?

28 November 2016

A new technique could make it easier, and less traumatic, to get over phobias.

14 November 2016

Elephants have extra copies of a gene that protects against cancer...

14 November 2016

The parasites that cause African sleeping sickness can hide in the skin of healthy people...

14 November 2016

The heart begins beating much earlier than first thought...

14 November 2016

To celebrate Hallowe’en, I’ve picked the scary-sounding fruit fly gene Ouija Board as our gene of the month.

14 November 2016

Duncan Odom is figuring out the control switches between different species and how they contribute to the incredibly...

14 November 2016

Emma Farley's work focuses on understanding exactly what the switches in our genome look like, and how they...

14 November 2016

To shed light on the dark matter of the genome, I spoke to Wendy Bickmore - one of the organisers of the Genetics...

08 November 2016

How did we get to the modern human?

08 November 2016

Could we examine DNA that is 3.8 million years old?

08 November 2016

What do you study when researching skeletons that span millions of years?

08 November 2016

The earliest stone tools were assumed to have been intentionally made by our pre-human ancestors but maybe there's...

08 November 2016

Could the discovery of fire have been the cause of man's big brain?

08 November 2016

How are Eurasian jays teaching us about what it means to be human?

08 November 2016

Is the ability to believe in ritual and religion proof of a higher form of intelligence? Possibly not if Lee's...

08 November 2016

Is our obsession with social networks and relationships the one thing that makes us special?

07 November 2016

Roswell High, Area 51 and Redndlesham Forest - all are places were aliens have been reported...

07 November 2016

When we're searching for life in our universe, what are we looking for?

07 November 2016

Neil deGrasse Tyson takes us on a journey through the universe and questions what intelligence is...

07 November 2016

...but if we can't travel to them, will the discovery be all that profound?

31 October 2016

What does a marmot have to do with the shower scene in psycho?

24 October 2016

Scientists are hailing this annoucement as the 'tour de force' of embryology because it could pave the way...

24 October 2016

As winter approaches, Kat sees how we can keep warm by scrutinizing the science behind heat loss...