Science Podcasts

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.

20 September 2017

How strong are earth's tectonic plates? A fundamental lack of understanding has existed on this question, until...

19 September 2017

Highly-targeted antibiotics that can exclusively hit C. difficile have been discovered.

19 September 2017

This week, we take a trip down memory lane. What are memories? And how scientists can implant false memories or wipe...

18 September 2017

How does your pet dog's intelligence compare to other animals?

15 September 2017

An interview with AstraZeneca about how they invent and market medicine.

14 September 2017

Would you ever consider donating your genome to research? We meet a man who has, and find out why.

13 September 2017

Researchers have used a novel technique to understand coral loss over a period of 240 years.

13 September 2017

New research suggests it's not just aging eggs that can harm chances of pregnancy.