Why do wheels sometimes seem to spin backwards? Do pigeons get itchy?
How scientists are using light to control the brain, and the treatments this promises to bring.
Is the earth really flat? Can cannabis cure MS or Alzheimer's?
Hear how scientists have uncovered the fossilised footprints of ancient human ancestors from 3.66 million years ago...
Elon Musk is aiming to have people on the Red Planet by 2024 so what will it be like for would-be Martians?
A chemical found in dogfish sharks blocks a protein from accumulating and damaging brain nerve cell membranes.
The light bulb that will last 25 years and is better for the environment...
How are organisms in the Arctic coping with climate change?
Listener Tim got in touch to ask: Why do the poles go north-south as opposed to east-west?
Do ants or other insects feel pain in the same way as humans do? And what does it have to do with robots?
What are the best foods to eat before and during exams? Why do you develop allergies? Why would soap help clean greasy...
From laughter yoga to a joking computer, we investigate the science of gags and giggles.
What would happen if one could somehow pee standing on the moon?
Who decides whether GM crops can be grown? And what about Brexit?
Why are dreams so realistic? Can people predict their own deaths? Am I allergic to exercise?
Hubble's replacement, ballooning to the edge of the Earth and sex in space...
Does being angry increase your risk of a heart attack? What's a psychopath? Where does space begin?
First piece of evidence to suggest other mammals also benefit from bigger brains.
Dark energy's distribution in the night sky is being mapped...
The best science moments of 2016, from gravitational waves to farting fish.
Is there anybody out there or are we alone in the Universe?
Light is ubiquitous thanks to modern technology, and the night has never been more bright...
The Naked Scientists celebrate the holidays with the 12 scientific days of Christmas. From why 9 ladies like to dance...
Connie attends a live cheetah dissection, and finds out about the world's speediest cat.