Biology

11 September 2016

Sir Ian Wilmut led the team responsible for the creation of Dolly and explains the history of the research leading to...

31 August 2016

Researchers can benefit from making their research findings freely available online...

31 August 2016

Travel motivates chimpanzees to use tools...

31 August 2016

Birds tune their light sensitive cells to maximise the number of colours they see...

31 August 2016

Zebrafish have lubricated joints similar to those in humans and other land animals

31 August 2016

A large scale study reveals how human height has changed in the last 100 years...

22 August 2016

A controversial pesticide has been linked to long-term wild bee decline.

22 August 2016

Were Neanderthals killed off by their own campfires?

22 August 2016

Find out how our ancestors first evolved to walk on land.

15 August 2016

It may provide a level of quality control but what can be done to improve it?

15 August 2016

Classically, an experiment starts with a good question but with the latest science, that's not neccessarily the...

15 August 2016

Most science isn't groundbreaking; it often builds a picture, pixel by pixel, to complete our understanding of the...

11 August 2016

New research into what happens when someone becomes addicted suggests that willpower has nothing to with it.

11 August 2016

The Royal Society for Public Health recently called for drugs to be decriminalised but what were their reasons?

11 August 2016

We've all seen the stereotypical hallucinogenic images but what happens to the brain of someone who takes LSD?

11 August 2016

How is new research into illegal drugs revealing possible treatments for anxiety?

08 August 2016

Our gene of the month is Titin - one of the biggest genes in the genome.

08 August 2016

Vardhman Rakyan has discovered that chemical tags on repetitive genes known as rDNA could be bridging the gap between...

08 August 2016

Richard Dawkins’ landmark book, The Selfish Gene, was first published in 1976. I caught up with geneticist Steve...

02 August 2016

New research shows the possible scale of Zika virus infection.

02 August 2016

The Olympics are only just beginning but stories of doping have been filling the papers for months. So what's the...

02 August 2016

Kat Arney is back with her mythconception and this week she’s been busy researching in the pub...

02 August 2016

A parasitic plant that devastates crops in some parts of the world may have now met its match thanks to the household...