How do animals choose their leaders?
Will the alcohol kill off any Salmonella in my eggnog?
Why do some people also enjoy a cold dip at Christmas?
What happens to a hen's egg left soaking for a day or two in vinegar?
Do bird's recognise each other's calls?
How are Eurasian jays teaching us about what it means to be human?
With the US presidential elections fast approaching, we see what we can learn from animals when it comes to picking a...
Having evolved to live in the dark, many animals are now exposed to light 24/7. What effect does this have on them?
Fragments of ancient proteins are preserved in ostrich eggshells...
The Roslin Institute’s Lissa Heron is working with genetically modified
chickens, meaning that their eggs can produce...
Birds tune their light sensitive cells to maximise the number of colours they see...
Humans and wild birds form a rare and ancient bond in the search for honey.
When we think of wildlife we don't tend to consider old demolition sites prime habitats, but maybe we should give...
With so many people living on this planet is it time to think about conservation in terms of them?
How do animals respond when we build on their habitats?
Burst muscle capacity is the key to manoeuverability for hummingbirds
Another interview that has stuck in my mind is the chat I had with Professor Judith Mank from UCL on her work about the...
Everyone enjoys an experiment. That's particularly true of Georgia Mills when she got Chris Smith to walk on...
Starlings are beautiful birds but they've been dying in their thousands, what's behind this sad story?
With training, pigeons did just as well as pathologists in distinguishing cancerous from healthy breast tissue samples.
In the 1960s, only 5% of seabirds where found to have
eaten plastic; now that figure has reached 90%.
Helen Sang is working on developing GM chickens that can be made
resistant to bird flu - a major global challenge to...
Why can some birds use tools?
A crafty way of getting a hard boiled egg into a milk bottle
without touching it. Beware: results may vary!