Science Podcasts

20 October 2017

Why are rainbows curved? Why do you get double rainbows?

18 October 2017

Scientists in the US have discovered a way to recreate the condition polycystic kidney disease using stem cells in a...

18 October 2017

The light equivalent of WiFi doesn't negatively impact our health or our lightbulbs, according to new research.

17 October 2017

We ask the seven most significant questions in the run-up to AI.

14 October 2017

Your pet cat or dog is a mammal, as are whales, lemurs, pandas and polar bears. But what exactly is a mammal anyway?

13 October 2017

How does my cat open doors? Why can't I pause the radio?

12 October 2017

Scientists have found a molecule in infant stars, de-bunking that it indicates signs of life.

10 October 2017

To celebrate World Space Week, Richard and Sue head off to the European Space Agency’s ESTEC Open Day

10 October 2017

What can DNA tell us about our past and present?

09 October 2017

Neonicotinoid pesticides are found in three quarters of the world's honey.

09 October 2017

Does approaching a fly slowly allow you to swat it more easily?

06 October 2017

Why is ice sometimes sticky? Can you carbon date a person?

03 October 2017

An expert panel assembles to take on your science questions, from why protein fills you up best to whether we're...

29 September 2017

Our muscles play an important role in our human ability to control our movements and handle things with care - could we...

29 September 2017

Is Earth about to be wiped out by Planet X? Do animals indulge in same-sex relationships? Are B vitamins linked to...

28 September 2017

3 groups of PhD students from the EU Marie Curie European Training Network ALKATRAS get hands on with science...

28 September 2017

3 groups of PhD students from the EU Marie Curie European Training Network ALKATRAS get hands on with science...

28 September 2017

3 groups of PhD students from the EU Marie Curie European Training Network ALKATRAS get hands on with science...

26 September 2017

Proteins discovered in algae could be used to engineer faster-growing crops, according to researchers at the...

26 September 2017

From a replacement pancreas for diabetes and a retinal implant to restore sight for some forms of blindness, what...

25 September 2017

The complex branching patterns seen in the growth of tissues in the lungs, kidneys and pancreas have an elegantly...

25 September 2017

Does cooking burn off alcohol?

22 September 2017

The evolution of a juvenile-like skull and brain structure has been critical to the success of modern birds.

21 September 2017

Scientists make the surprising discovery that the identity of the microbes in our mouth are not controlled by genetics.