In Lab

02 June 2015

The biggest dark matter detector is now under construction. It will be so senstive to radiation, scientists can't...

16 December 2014

We find out how best to impress at the dinner table this year with some super science experiments...

25 July 2010

A vaginal gel which contains the anti-AIDS drug called tenofovir has been found to reduce transmission rates of HIV...

27 June 2010

Also in the news this week, researchers at Yale University in America have come one step closer to building a...

20 September 2009

The brand-new 'cocoon' Darwin Centre has just opened and Meera Senthilingam headed to the Natural History...

30 August 2009

Where did spectroscopy come from? This week's element is erbium: an otherwise little-known substance with a...

02 August 2009

The Naked Scientists attended the opening of the new multi-million unit at the Babraham Insititute and bumped into...

27 July 2008

An animatronic tongue created by scientists at the University of Sheffield could help us understand how speech is...

20 July 2008

Dr Harren Jhoti founded Astex Therapeutics in 1999. We chatted to him to find out what happens in the process of...

20 July 2008

Melanie McCullagh from Biotica tells us how they are fighting diseases using chemicals found in bacteria.

23 September 2007

What do we need robots for in genetics? Just what difference do they make? We sent Meera to the Wellcome Trust Sanger...

15 July 2007

Biodiesel is one option for powering cars of the future, but another fuel we could use is hydrogen. This has the...