Biology

26 July 2016

Humans and wild birds form a rare and ancient bond in the search for honey.

26 July 2016

What are biofuels made from and are they any better than fossil fuels?

18 July 2016

Could clever canines hold the key to understanding Alzheimer's disease?

18 July 2016

New evidence suggests wolves were domesticated twice, but how and why did this occur?

18 July 2016

Do women really synchronise their periods when living together?

18 July 2016

A gene found in a quarter of the population, especially redheads, can increase the risks of melanoma from sun damage.

12 July 2016

Once developed, vaccines can be slow to produce. Now new research suggests a way that might help speed up the process.

12 July 2016

All plants use light to gain energy through photosynthesis but cyanobacteria does it that bit better...

12 July 2016

What is biodiversity and can it survive urbanisation?

12 July 2016

When we think of wildlife we don't tend to consider old demolition sites prime habitats, but maybe we should give...

12 July 2016

Can we sell biodiversity to policy makers my showing it can make a profit?

12 July 2016

What gives you the edge in professional sport?

12 July 2016

With so many people living on this planet is it time to think about conservation in terms of them?

12 July 2016

How do animals respond when we build on their habitats?

10 July 2016

After 277 attempts, Dolly - the world’s first cloned mammal, was born on the 5th July 1996 at the Roslin Institute in...

10 July 2016

Big data is the big thing in science right now, with researchers around the world generating and trawling through...

10 July 2016

Jennifer Symonds is discovering how FGFs help to make your mouth water - by building salivary glands during...

10 July 2016

Abbie Fearon, a researcher from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, gave me the low-down on cellular...

30 June 2016

Brain imaging reveals how we experience someone else’s pain

30 June 2016

How humans have migrated around Africa in the last 10,000 years

30 June 2016

Is science at risk of losing talented researchers to other professions?

30 June 2016

Honeybees adjust the position of their antennae as they fly

30 June 2016

A new way to produce a malaria drug using tobacco plants.

27 June 2016

A wetsuit has been designed which could render the wearer either invisible or repellent to sharks...