Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

26 February 2021

What goes into having a sense of taste?

24 February 2021

Millions of years after we crawled out of the oceans, biologists have helped a fish restart the process...

24 February 2021

DNA can tangle itself into strange shapes - including this four-stranded molecular knot...

24 February 2021

How concerned should we be about new coronavirus variants? That’s what Pei-Yong Shi is trying to answer...

24 February 2021

You might know them as the "UK variant" or "South African variant" - but what are they really...

24 February 2021

The Los Angeles Times have revealed multiple genealogy platforms used - secretly - to catch a killer...

23 February 2021

What were the health impacts of the vastly different diets and lifestyles of aristocrats and peasants?

23 February 2021

The pandemic has interfered with learning, but not just for schoolchildren...

23 February 2021

UK MP Robert Halfon, chair of the Education Committee, weighs in on lost learning and mental health...

23 February 2021

How does learning work in the brain? And what does learning virtually do to this process?

23 February 2021

Schoolchildren have spent much of the pandemic learning virtually. Here's how two kids find the situation...

23 February 2021

Mysterious structures, discovered a century ago near Abydos, have turned out to be a huge brewing operation...

23 February 2021

Scientists have connected several massive prehistoric events to a weakening of Earth's magnetic field...

23 February 2021

Researchers have made a surprising, accidental discovery: life, in a place it shouldn't exist...

23 February 2021

The WHO team dispatched to China, to investigate the origins of the pandemic, have published their results...

23 February 2021

Researchers in Scotland find problems - unsurprisingly - where alcohol is involved...

23 February 2021

As oxygen minimum zones enlarge in the ocean, sharks are more at risk of getting caught up in fishing lines

23 February 2021

Evidence that there are important genes in COVID that are being ignored in the literature

23 February 2021

How the diversity of microbes in sourdough starters can affect the flavour and rise of the bread

23 February 2021

With the UK making plans to reopen schools on 8th March, scientists have tried to predict the consequences...

22 February 2021

What's the best way to deal with being bored?

22 February 2021

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22 February 2021

What boredom neuroscience exists out there?

22 February 2021

How does boredom relate to depression?