Interviews about History

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

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...

27 September 2021

The seasons are changing, so we're quizzing our experts with questions about change

10 August 2021

A maths tablet dating back to 1900 BCE depicts 'Pythagorean triples' a millennium before Pythagoras'...

20 July 2021

The exhibition has changed somewhat since the 1660s...

29 June 2021

Test yourself against our scientific head-scratchers! How do you compare to our panel?

15 June 2021

Archaeological digs in Cambridge reveal that the wealthy regularly got bunions from wearing pointy-toed shoes

14 June 2021

Can we learn useful lessons about COVID vaccine hesitancy from historical vaccine hesitancy?

08 June 2021

What has the Sun meant to us over milennia?

10 May 2021

Another delicious and popular food made by fermentation - cheese!

10 May 2021

Quorn is single cell protein that makes a good meat substitute; so where did it come from?

06 April 2021

Multi-million art sales, financial misconduct, Facebook money... and are we in a cryptocurrency bubble?

06 April 2021

Bitcoin is the oldest and biggest cryptocurrency. Its underlying technologies come from unexpected places...

24 February 2021

The Los Angeles Times have revealed multiple genealogy platforms used - secretly - to catch a killer...