Biology

22 May 2018

For this Question of the Week, Mike wanted to know why his nose runs when he cycles in cold weather, but not in warm...

27 March 2018

Geneticist and Neuroscientist Giles Yeo was able to cook up an answer...

27 March 2018

But I can CERTAINLY hear my partner snoring!

27 March 2018

How do they know if their queen dies?

27 March 2018

It's not *that* bad, Cambridge University's Bobby Seagull explained why.

20 February 2018

Are CEOs more likely to be psychopaths than other people?

20 February 2018

Why is guilt such a variable emotion?

20 February 2018

Do female animals ever try to impress the males?

20 February 2018

What's the science behind this condition?

20 February 2018

Can our brains be stimulated to make us commit crimes?

20 February 2018

Are there any two-timers in the animal kingdom?

20 February 2018

How common is conflict with love rivals in the animal kingdom?

05 December 2017

WARNING: Don't ship mantis shrimps in tupperware boxes.

05 December 2017

And how do know the colours of planets?

03 October 2017

What does the nose have to do with tasting?

03 October 2017

Would your intestines grow back after some of them were removed?

05 September 2017

From the soil surface or from the bottom of the pot?

05 September 2017

What makes weeds so relentless?

04 September 2017

What effect could declining bee populations have on plants?

04 September 2017

Why do some plants eat animals when others get their energy from the sun?

22 August 2017

If we could photosynthesise, Mark asks, how much green skin would we need to make enough energy to live our normal...