What is the sugar tax, why is it being imposed and, most importantly, will it work?
Could we dry blood so that is could be stored forever and transported with ease?
What makes Cambridge Science Festival so special?
How can scientists become great communicators? FameLab can help.
Why didn't we see Zika coming, and how can we try and prepare for what's out there?
Polio is closer than ever to being eradicated, but social and political issues are getting in the way.
Smallpox was the first disease ever to be wiped out by science, but how did we do it?
The UK's longest running study turned 70 this week, so what did we learn?
Could skimping on sleep be giving you the equivalent of the marijuana munchies?
Nitrous oxide has been shown to reduce the instance of intrusive memories from a "traumatic" film.
If you're left-brain dominant, are you more organised? And if you're more right-brain, are you more creative?
A new way to find fatty arterial plaques that can rupture and cause a heart
attack is unveiled by UK cardiologists...
A groudbreaking cancer "cure" has been all over the news, but should we be jumping up and down just yet?
Professor Azim Surani discusses the recent global summit on genome
editing held in Washington in December.
Tony Perry from the University of Bath told me more about the story of
CRISPR, and some of its potential applications.
Back in July 2012, science writer Nell Barrie and I discussed the implications of the discovery of CRISPR.
The WHO has declared the virus as a public health emergency but why? And how does it compare to the Ebola virus?
Bed bugs are spreading across the world and fast. However, they're becoming increasingly resistant to treatment...
Kat Arney been peeking out from under her brolly to tackle another mythconception. This week, will going out with wet...
Two trained monkeys and a gambling task
As soon as you take that first sip, caffeine begins to work it's magic but how does it make you feel awake?
Caffeine is never far from the headlines; some months it's no good for us and other months it's a practically...
If you drink too much caffeine, it could effect your sleep and a lack of sleep has been linked to a number of diseases...
Scientists have found a way to stop autism like symptoms in newborn mice.