Medicine

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.

25 January 2016

Why you can't catch the 'flu from a killed vaccine...

25 January 2016

The first brain implant which doesn't need surgery to be removed has been developed.

25 January 2016

Could ultrasound be causing some people to suffer?

19 January 2016

So we've all eaten and drunk too much over Christmas, it's probably time to detox. But is it really possible?

19 January 2016

Those of us with western diets are missing some diversity in our gut bacteria. What might have caused this, and could...

19 January 2016

Scientists have discovered a unique brainwave pattern that can signal when a person has been effectively anaesthetised.

05 January 2016

Take a look around you, no two people are alike. Even within ourselves, we're always changing but just how much...

05 January 2016

We share almost all of our genes yet, we are totally different. Even siblings are very different, so what determines...

05 January 2016

If genes aren't the only factor in fitness, what other forces might be shaping who we are? Could we therefore...

05 January 2016

Getting fit can be a bore, but what if cardio was less about fitness and more about friendships?

23 December 2015

Newts can regrow their eye lens at least 19 times...

23 December 2015

Mosquitoes identify human targets by detecting body heat.

15 December 2015

The chemical flavours in e-cigarettes could be causing a condition known as 'popcorn lung,' for which the...

15 December 2015

Once stung by a nettle, doc leaves