Interviews about History

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

24 August 2017

How an ancient Babylonian tablet has finally given up its 3,700-year-old mysteries.

18 July 2017

Two institutes on opposite sides of the Atlantic developed a joint course to encourage networking between early-career...

18 July 2017

How accurate is the primate science in War of the Planet of the Apes?

06 June 2017

Cyber crime is overtaking conventional crime: what can we do about it?

30 May 2017

What are the secrets lying beneath our feet?

16 May 2017

A new discovery sheds light on the appearance of Homo naledi and when these ancient human relatives were alive.

09 May 2017

Did a falling apple really inspire Isaac Newton's theory of gravity?

30 April 2017

Female researchers are less likely to be invited to review scientific papers.

25 April 2017

Why are scientists marching all across the world?

13 April 2017

DNA tests can reveal your ancestry, as well as any skeletons your family may have in the closet!

04 April 2017

The team get stumped by some tricky questions...

28 March 2017

How did Rutherford split the atom, and build up the picture we still use today?

28 March 2017

How do animals in the deep blue sea manage to disappear?

28 March 2017

Scientists are proposing a radical reshuffle of the dinosaur family tree.

21 February 2017

Archaeological evidence suggests that a young woman from ancient Troy died from a pregnancy-related infection

31 January 2017

Why is there so much fake news out there, and how do we fight it?

24 January 2017

A look back at Gene Cernan's achievements and hopes for space exploration.

17 January 2017

We find out why science can be a laughing matter.

16 January 2017

Does it matter when the movies get the science wrong?

05 January 2017

Why laughing is good for your mind, body and soul.

05 January 2017

The team celebrated their 15th birthday this year, but what happens in their newsroom?

04 January 2017

Graihagh investigates why we might be spooked by a little bit of darkness...

02 January 2017

Why do we enjoy conspiracy theories and where did they come from?

29 December 2016

What constitutes a "good" dance?