Interviews about History

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

24 October 2016

We face our fears and head into the dark to find out when it all began...

24 October 2016

There are many reasons to be reducing excess lighting. But is it feasible to roll out over large areas?

18 October 2016

Could a bunch of computer programmers be the answer to the illegal wildlife trade?

18 October 2016

How did the hospital become an integral part of society?

07 October 2016

Fragments of ancient proteins are preserved in ostrich eggshells...

27 September 2016

A new genetic test may allow us to start treating heart disease years before any symptoms emerge.

27 September 2016

Think you know what the dinosaurs looked like? Think again!

13 September 2016

Is it nature or nuture that determines our grades?

13 September 2016

When it comes to exams, who decides what needs to be tested and how?

13 September 2016

How much scientific research actually gets in to education policy?

31 August 2016

A large scale study reveals how human height has changed in the last 100 years...

23 August 2016

This is where the press office steps in but how do they ensure their story gets good coverage?

23 August 2016

Should scientists be judged only on where they published rather than what they publish?

23 August 2016

To assure a level of research quality, science is put to the test using the peer review process...

15 August 2016

When did our relationship with drugs first begin? Think back to the beginning of recorded history... and then some!

15 August 2016

Science is usually touted as a good thing, but could their be a dark side?

15 August 2016

With the invention of social media, the landscape of news is drastically changing and some are worried about what the...

15 August 2016

A perspective from biologist Stephen Curry...

15 August 2016

Every wondered how we put together a programme? All is revealed...

15 August 2016

It may provide a level of quality control but what can be done to improve it?

15 August 2016

Classically, an experiment starts with a good question but with the latest science, that's not neccessarily the...

15 August 2016

Guardian blogger and biologist Stephen Curry shares the ins and outs of his day...

15 August 2016

Most science isn't groundbreaking; it often builds a picture, pixel by pixel, to complete our understanding of the...

02 August 2016

Kat Arney is back with her mythconception and this week she’s been busy researching in the pub...