04 September 2018

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

10 July 2018

How does sunscreen protect your skin?

08 May 2018

Turns out, our planet earth is a watery place, its in the ground, in our atmosphere and water covers 71 percent of the...

19 September 2017

Late summer is typically hurricane season in the tropics, but what's the science behind these extreme systems?

18 November 2016

Could GPS give us more than just our location?

18 October 2016

Why does Haiti have a cholera epidemic?

07 October 2016

The ways that plants respond to drought can be changed

22 August 2016

A controversial pesticide has been linked to long-term wild bee decline.

22 August 2016

Poor sleep habits, including shift work and jet lag, make you more prone to illness, and now we might know why.

25 April 2016

If we're worried about carbon emissions of ships, shouldn't we just be hoisting the sails and returning to a...

02 February 2016

Genes from marine plants might be used for breeding crops suitable for areas where freshwater is in short supply.

08 December 2015

The 21st Conference of the Parties is gathering in Paris to discuss climate change but what can they do to save our...

08 December 2015

How much of climate change is an individual's responsability and what can we do?

08 December 2015

Mythconception: "Red sky at night, shepherds delight, red sky in the morning, shepherds warning"

30 November 2015

When the water rises, what can we do about it? Can we escape or do we need to learn to live with it?

30 November 2015

When your home is flooded what are the risks, and why are developing countries hit harder and more often?

30 November 2015

How do we know which areas will be hit worse in heavy rainfall? Cutting edge computing can give us a glimpse of the...

30 November 2015

How much can we trust forecasters, and how far ahead can they predict the weather with accuracy?

14 September 2015

If our climate continues to warm, will ocean circulation change? And what effect will this have on the future of our...

14 September 2015

What controls how water in the oceans moves, and how is this linked to climate?

17 August 2015

Rock formations can give clues about the climate in the past, but until now, we could only guess at how these...

27 April 2015

Your body clock uses colour to determine the time of day, which may even explain how colour vision evolved in the...

06 February 2015

Specially protected messenger RNA molecules allow hibernating squirrels to warm up quickly.

12 January 2015

It's true what your mum always told you - colds are more likely in the winter weather, new research has confirmed.