Is a cat really happy when it's 'got the cream'?
How do some bacteria evade the stomach's defence mechanisms to cause trouble in the gut?
Destroying the cells controlling the build-up of fat tissue causes mice to become obese with no change in diet.
Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables as opposed to 5 boosts life expectancy and reduces heart disease and cancer...
Sequencing the genome of quinoa improves our understanding of why the plant is able to grow in such harsh conditions.
Chocolate contains antioxidants but can we really call it a health food?
Are antioxidants all they're cracked up to be?
Who should benefit from advances in gene editing technology?
What happens to rules about GM crops when the UK leaves the EU?
Could the discovery of fire have been the cause of man's big brain?
Do you reckon tomatoes are becoming less tasty? Science is on your side...
It's the first time genes have been implicated in food preference.
It's a weel know fact, sugar makes kids go round the bend. But is it really true?
Vardhman Rakyan has discovered that chemical tags on repetitive genes
known as rDNA could be bridging the gap between...
A parasitic plant that devastates crops in some parts of the world may have now met its match thanks to the household...
A new study shows how height has changed over the last hundred years.
All plants use light to gain energy through photosynthesis but cyanobacteria does it that bit better...
The physics behind a healthy chocolate ganache.
More psychology tips for your dinner party, including why a
hot bowl makes the world seem a better place...
How do various flavours interact when you have a drink?
Could Tim Peake's mission be responsible for rocketing the next generation to the Moon?
Some plants can grow on salty soils, but most crops, like rice, can't. Can we
use genetics to make salt-loving...
If milk makes you unwell, is it actually the lactose you're intolerant to?
If we're worried about carbon emissions of ships, shouldn't we just be hoisting the sails and returning to a...