Senses

10 October 2017

A gene therapy technique has restored lost vision in mice.

15 August 2017

A team at the University of Iowa are listening to the sounds of space ...

16 May 2017

Could a bad night's sleep increase sensitivity to pain?

09 May 2017

Can you read minds? Well maybe not quite, but research suggests it's linked to monitoring your own heartbeat...

14 March 2017

Do we really have five senses, or could there be a few more we've been forgetting?

14 February 2017

What's it like to be able to hear again with a 'bionic ear'?

24 October 2016

As winter approaches, Kat sees how we can keep warm by scrutinizing the science behind heat loss...

24 October 2016

We face our fears and head into the dark to find out when it all began...

11 August 2016

We've all seen the stereotypical hallucinogenic images but what happens to the brain of someone who takes LSD?

17 May 2016

Have you ever looked at the sky on a sunny day and seen tiny white dots wiggling in your vision?

08 February 2016

New research suggests you might mis-intepret what you're reading if you're also listening to music...

08 February 2016

Moving meal times can disrupt learning and memory

19 January 2016

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

03 January 2016

We all know the old joke - my dog’s got no nose! How does he smell? Terrible! And it’s time for a whiff of nostalgia...

17 August 2015

Regrowing nerves is vital if limbs that have been reattached are to be fully functional. But until now we haven...

26 June 2015

Scientists have unravelled just why we get ringing in our ears - or tinnitus - and the discovery could pave the way...

09 June 2015

What does science sound like? Sonification can turn data measurements, from experiments like CERN's, into music...

02 June 2015

Opinions on whether babies can feel pain have been divided but new research suggests they might be able to...

21 May 2015

To understand the underground moles have developed super sensitive faces...

18 May 2015

Functional MRI suggests that infants and adults experience pain in very similar ways

21 April 2015

After a quick sniff women were able to tell if sweat had come from a happy man or not...

08 December 2014

How does an opera singer reach and hold the high notes?

08 December 2014

Our ears allow us to hear a huge range of sounds, but how do they turn sound waves into brain waves?