Medicine

20 March 2016

What is the sugar tax, why is it being imposed and, most importantly, will it work?

15 March 2016

Could we dry blood so that is could be stored forever and transported with ease?

15 March 2016

What makes Cambridge Science Festival so special?

15 March 2016

How can scientists become great communicators? FameLab can help.

07 March 2016

Why didn't we see Zika coming, and how can we try and prepare for what's out there?

07 March 2016

Polio is closer than ever to being eradicated, but social and political issues are getting in the way.

07 March 2016

Smallpox was the first disease ever to be wiped out by science, but how did we do it?

07 March 2016

The UK's longest running study turned 70 this week, so what did we learn?

07 March 2016

Could skimping on sleep be giving you the equivalent of the marijuana munchies?

07 March 2016

Nitrous oxide has been shown to reduce the instance of intrusive memories from a "traumatic" film.

26 February 2016

If you're left-brain dominant, are you more organised? And if you're more right-brain, are you more creative?

26 February 2016

A new way to find fatty arterial plaques that can rupture and cause a heart attack is unveiled by UK cardiologists...

23 February 2016

A groudbreaking cancer "cure" has been all over the news, but should we be jumping up and down just yet?

13 February 2016

Professor Azim Surani discusses the recent global summit on genome editing held in Washington in December.

13 February 2016

Tony Perry from the University of Bath told me more about the story of CRISPR, and some of its potential applications.

13 February 2016

Back in July 2012, science writer Nell Barrie and I discussed the implications of the discovery of CRISPR.

08 February 2016

The WHO has declared the virus as a public health emergency but why? And how does it compare to the Ebola virus?

08 February 2016

Bed bugs are spreading across the world and fast. However, they're becoming increasingly resistant to treatment...

08 February 2016

Kat Arney been peeking out from under her brolly to tackle another mythconception. This week, will going out with wet...

08 February 2016

Two trained monkeys and a gambling task

05 February 2016

As soon as you take that first sip, caffeine begins to work it's magic but how does it make you feel awake?

05 February 2016

Caffeine is never far from the headlines; some months it's no good for us and other months it's a practically...

05 February 2016

If you drink too much caffeine, it could effect your sleep and a lack of sleep has been linked to a number of diseases...

02 February 2016

Scientists have found a way to stop autism like symptoms in newborn mice.