Biology

14 February 2017

Chocolate contains antioxidants but can we really call it a health food?

05 January 2017

How do animals choose their leaders?

05 January 2017

The biggest question of the year.

05 January 2017

Why urban environments could be the future of conservation.

05 January 2017

From bean to cup: how do you brew a coffee?

05 January 2017

Kat takes on moggies in this mythconception...

02 January 2017

...but it's not all easy. Space is a dangerous and inhospitable place but if successful, we can look for microbial...

02 January 2017

Will all life in the Universe be like ours? Or something completely different?

29 December 2016

Why do some people also enjoy a cold dip at Christmas?

29 December 2016

What happens to a hen's egg left soaking for a day or two in vinegar?

28 December 2016

Do bird's recognise each other's calls?

15 December 2016

How can we ensure that minority backgrounds are fairly represented in science?

15 December 2016

Computer simulations reveal how ants work together to carry large food items back to the nest.

15 December 2016

The size and nutritional content of meals influences how sleepy a fly feels afterwards...

15 December 2016

A new approach helps researchers to assess data from many small-scale studies before designing clinical trials.

15 December 2016

Fossil footprints reveal that some of our human-like ancestors could have been taller than we thought.

12 December 2016

And finally it’s time for our Gene of the Month, which is the gene - or rather the gene fault - responsible for...

12 December 2016

Because we might be able to grow human embryos longer than 14 days in the lab, does that mean we should? Sarah...

12 December 2016

Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz and her team managed to keep embryos growing in the lab for 13 days. So should we...

12 December 2016

Our genetic journey is the subject of a new book - A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived - by Adam Rutherford.

05 December 2016

What do they all have in common? They light up the same pathways in the brain...

05 December 2016

We swabbed our desks to see what's growing there and the results were pretty disgusting...

05 December 2016

You can burst it, pop it, neuter it, starve it or just break it...

05 December 2016

The many clever mechanisms that bacteria do to stop antibiotics killing them...