Interviews

16 May 2017

A new discovery sheds light on the appearance of Homo naledi and when these ancient human relatives were alive.

14 May 2017

We meet the UK’s leading experts on cancer genetics, to find out where we’ve come from in terms of understanding the...

09 May 2017

In 2015, the "tears of joy" emoji made it into the Oxford Dictionary as the Word of the Year... But are...

09 May 2017

Could the language you speak affect the amount you smoke? Or how much you save for your pension?

09 May 2017

What are the advantages of being bilingual? And does it help us later in life?

09 May 2017

How does our brain turn speech into meanings? Does the answer lie within learning nursery rhymes...?

09 May 2017

Worldwide, we use over a trillion plastic bags every year. Can a caterpillar help reduce our waste?

09 May 2017

Can one pill make us run for longer AND gain less weight?

09 May 2017

Did a falling apple really inspire Isaac Newton's theory of gravity?

09 May 2017

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

09 May 2017

Stroke occurs every 2 seconds worldwide. Tom Crawford spoke to Ewan St John Smith about how naked mole rats may be able...

02 May 2017

How scientists are literally zooming in on cancer

02 May 2017

Is there a way to lower your risk of cancer by changing your genes?

02 May 2017

How do your genes affect your chances of getting cancer?

02 May 2017

What are tumours made from, and how can we destroy them safely?

02 May 2017

How does radiotherapy work, and where is it going in the future?

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.