Biology

Biology, genetics, ecology and evolution, insects, mammals, marine science, plants and zoology...

06 November 2018

If there are microplastics in the sea, are they ending up in the fish we eat?

06 November 2018

What's the best time of the month to have sex, if you want to get pregnant?

06 November 2018

Can some jellyfish live forever?

06 November 2018

What we mean by the word "infertile"?

06 November 2018

How much of our planet's ocean have we mapped?

06 November 2018

What is dandruff, and why can it re-occur?

06 November 2018

Might your smartphone be bad for your sperm?

29 October 2018

What's going on in a wombat's stomach?

23 October 2018

New legislation means that smokers see a graphic health warning on cigarette packaging as constant reminder of...

09 October 2018

"Is it like gamete wacky races?"

09 October 2018

Or is this behaviour unique to humans?

09 October 2018

Men have lower voices that women, can that be said for the animal kingdom?

09 October 2018

Chris Smith put this question to planetary geologist David Rothery

11 September 2018

Is it true? What's the mechanism behind it?

04 September 2018

We find out if allergies are unique to humand and their pets...

10 July 2018

Should you really wee on it?

10 July 2018

Are some plants good or bad for our bees?

10 July 2018

Is Lyme's disease a big problem?

10 July 2018

What's upped the pollen count?

03 July 2018

Is there an evolutionary advantage to boredom?

12 June 2018

Is it good for trees to be boxed into the pavement?

12 June 2018

Why does every Disney lyric get stuck in our heads?