Interviews about History

Interviews on archaeology, anthropology, palaeoanthropology and the history of science...

18 July 2022

Observations made by Gregor Mendel about pea plants paved the way for understanding inheritance

10 June 2022

Tracing the little cluckers' journey from South East Asia to British shores...

07 June 2022

In 1953, two Cambridge scientists announced they'd uncovered the secret of life...

06 June 2022

Queen Elizabeth II has seen it all even the hole in the ozone lingering over Antarctica in 1985...

05 May 2022

We uncover the latest archaeological ancestor of some of the toughest dinosaurs that used plates like armour.

05 May 2022

We fire off as many questions as possible to a panel of diverse expertise...

05 May 2022

Could the first stars to grace the universe really still be shining somewhere out there today?

05 May 2022

From making coding accessible to manufacturing chips...

26 April 2022

Another feathered dino to add to the list, but this one looks like it flew around in style...

26 April 2022

Using medicinal plants in the lead up to human sacrifice could have helped keep victims in high spirits...

13 April 2022

And the importance of able science communicators...

13 April 2022

Our panel of experts are tested on how well they know recent science news stories we've covered.

15 March 2022

Familiarity with plant-based diets pre-dates farming in the Balkans...

14 March 2022

The story of the lost vessel, which was recently found on the Antarctic sea floor…

07 March 2022

We now have a new and more specific time-scale for knowing when the meteor wipes out the dinosaurs.

24 February 2022

How well do you know women in science?

03 February 2022

We test our scientists on their knowledge of all things new through this nifty quiz...

03 February 2022

We love our furry companions, but how long have pups been part of our pack?

31 January 2022

Past outbreaks of coronaviruses where used to direct the initial search.

18 January 2022

Uncover the news behind the latest fossil discovery from the humble UK town of Rutland...

07 January 2022

Tracing the history of this remarkable medical breakthrough.

14 December 2021

The Sword of Damascus is said to be unbreakable thanks to the power of nanotechnology. How is this possible?

18 October 2021

Evidence that Europeans brought new diseases to the Americas...