Interviews

11 September 2017

Female Lygus bugs use an anti-anti aphrodisiac to signal that they are ready for mating.

11 September 2017

Mekada fish can recognise each other – but only if their faces are the right way up.

05 September 2017

Chris Smith gets to know our guests...

04 September 2017

We put our expert science panel to the test with a fiendish quiz...

24 August 2017

Can scientists prevent or predict the end of the world?

24 August 2017

How can spotting X rays from exploding stars help identify skin cancers?

24 August 2017

A group of scientists including Stephen Hawking are petitioning the UN to urgently consider how AI might play a part in...

24 August 2017

Our lifespans are increasing, but our 'health-spans' haven't caught up. Could our microbiome have an...

24 August 2017

How an ancient Babylonian tablet has finally given up its 3,700-year-old mysteries.

24 August 2017

Remember the Holodeck in Star Trek? Well, animals now have their own virtual reality room...

22 August 2017

We answer your questions on diet!

22 August 2017

Back in 2012 we reported on the first ever meat to be grown in the lab, but is this a palatable future for our food?

22 August 2017

Foraging can be a fun and sustainable way to source food, but you need to know your stuff. So what are the basics?

22 August 2017

How can we eat for the benefit of our health, and for the planet's health too?

22 August 2017

With so much dietary information out there, how do we know what's food fact and what's fiction?

22 August 2017

Scientists have magnetised migrating reed warblers to find out how they navigate longitude, as well as latitude.

22 August 2017

Where would you be without your smartphone? Joe McGeehan developed some of the pivotal technology behind wireless...

22 August 2017

Researchers have used maths and psychology to analyse whether more diverse groups really do make better decisions.

22 August 2017

Scientists have found a way to re-programme the sex chromosomes of mice, making healthy previously infertile sperm.

15 August 2017

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

15 August 2017

Radio telescopes dotted across the globe have joined up to create the Event Horizon Telescope, which is the size of the...

15 August 2017

In 2020, the European Space Agency will launch a rover onto the surface of Mars on an exploratory mission to look for...

15 August 2017

Goldfish can survive the winter freeze using a genetic trick that allows them to convert lactic acid into alcohol.