Interviews with Scientists

02 May 2017

Cancer is a global problem, but what is it and why is it so deadly?

30 April 2017

Female researchers are less likely to be invited to review scientific papers.

30 April 2017

Artificial stimulation of the brain can boost performance in certain memory tasks.

30 April 2017

Nematode worms use a pheromone to kill off unwanted males

30 April 2017

A drug found only in an Indian plant can be produced on a large scale in engineered yeast

30 April 2017

A shortage of oxygen causes the bacteria S. aureus to form biofilms that protect it from antibiotics

25 April 2017

The science behind IBS and what can be done to help sufferers.

25 April 2017

How do some bacteria evade the stomach's defence mechanisms to cause trouble in the gut?

25 April 2017

In our colon is a previously unrecognised organ made up of trillions of microbes.

25 April 2017

Why are scientists marching all across the world?

25 April 2017

Most of us know that too much sugar is bad for our teeth, but why? Looks like bacteria are to blame.

25 April 2017

Plumes given off by jet sprays from the ocean of Saturn's moon Enceladus suggest an ocean inside the moon may...

25 April 2017

Harnessing liquid water from water vapour in the air could help millions experiencing water shortages.

25 April 2017

Could detecting an atmosphere on an exoplanet suggest life outside our Solar System?

25 April 2017

Should parents be curbing the time children spend on touch screen devices?

14 April 2017

The battle of the sexes starts with imprinted genes in the womb.

14 April 2017

Kat Arney reports back from the Genetics Society, BSBD and BSCB Spring meeting.

14 April 2017

From epigenetics and imprinting to trees and bees, here are highlights from the joint Genetics Society, BSDB and BSCB...

14 April 2017

Opossums have an unusual way of sorting out their sex chromosomes.

13 April 2017

Are we giving DNA a little bit too much credit?

13 April 2017

Are employers allowed to use your genetic information against you?

13 April 2017

Who can get hold of your DNA information, and what can they do with it?

13 April 2017

DNA tests can reveal your ancestry, as well as any skeletons your family may have in the closet!

13 April 2017

How much can your DNA tell you about your future health, and is this information a blessing or a curse?