Why do some people also enjoy a cold dip at Christmas?
Could DNA quadruple helices be causing abnormal cell growth in cancer?
If you agree to donate your organs does that definitely mean they'll be used?
The disease was discovered over 100 years ago, so what do we now know about it?
If we know tau tangles and amyloid plaques are the cause of Alzheimer’s, why can’t we just blitz them?
Remember the ice bucket challenge? What did the money we
raised go to?
What did Sophie Scott discover when she made voice actors get in her brain scanner?
Big Bang Theory's Dr Mayim Bialik speaks about her years as a voice actor.
Were Neanderthals killed off by their own campfires?
Could a common technique to prevent premature birth actually cause it?
Poor sleep habits, including shift work and jet lag, make you
more prone to illness, and now we might know why.
What makes a substance a drug, and why are only some illegal?
How is new research into illegal drugs revealing possible treatments for anxiety?
Our gene of the month is Titin - one of the biggest genes in the genome.
Vardhman Rakyan has discovered that chemical tags on repetitive genes
known as rDNA could be bridging the gap between...
The Olympics are only just beginning but stories of doping have been filling the papers for months. So what's the...
Kat Arney is back with her mythconception and this week she’s been busy researching in the pub...
The human body has its own mechanisms for handling the heat but how can we optimise them at the Rio Olympics?
What gives you the edge in professional sport?
After 277 attempts, Dolly - the world’s first cloned mammal, was born on
the 5th July 1996 at the Roslin Institute in...
Jennifer Symonds is discovering how FGFs help to make your mouth water -
by building salivary glands during...
Abbie Fearon, a researcher from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
in Zurich, gave me the low-down on cellular...
Brain imaging reveals how we experience someone else’s
Is it true that swallowed gum stays in your stomach for seven years?
Levels of unsafe abortions are rising, following public health warnings about Zika virus in Latin America.