04 September 2018

We're laying a rainy myth to rest...

31 May 2018

The techniques used by bats to navigate space in three dimensions are becoming clearer.

22 November 2017

What have a placenta and a marsupial mammary gland got in common?

26 September 2017

What could exoskeleton technology mean for the future?

05 January 2017

Kat takes on moggies in this mythconception...

29 December 2016

Why do some people also enjoy a cold dip at Christmas?

12 December 2016

Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz and her team managed to keep embryos growing in the lab for 13 days. So should we...

12 December 2016

Our genetic journey is the subject of a new book - A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived - by Adam Rutherford.

28 November 2016

What do parkour athletes have in common with orang-utans?

14 November 2016

Duncan Odom is figuring out the control switches between different species and how they contribute to the incredibly...

08 November 2016

How did we get to the modern human?

08 November 2016

What do you study when researching skeletons that span millions of years?

08 November 2016

The earliest stone tools were assumed to have been intentionally made by our pre-human ancestors but maybe there's...

08 November 2016

Is the ability to believe in ritual and religion proof of a higher form of intelligence? Possibly not if Lee's...

08 November 2016

Is our obsession with social networks and relationships the one thing that makes us special?

24 October 2016

Scientists are hailing this annoucement as the 'tour de force' of embryology because it could pave the way...

24 October 2016

With the US presidential elections fast approaching, we see what we can learn from animals when it comes to picking a...

18 October 2016

Does taking a dip in an ice bath really help tired muscles recover?

10 October 2016

It's time for our Gene of the Month, and this time it’s Pokémon - or rather, Zbtb7.

07 October 2016

The drug rapamycin increases life expectancy in middle-aged mice

13 September 2016

There's not one species of giraffe, but four!

11 September 2016

And finally it’s time for our Gene of the Month, and this time it’s Deadpan.

11 September 2016

Angelika Schnieke's research on pigs is helping to change our understanding of human diseases and provide future...