Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

18 December 2020

How come a banana always looks yellow, whether in sunlight or artificial light?

18 December 2020

What are the pros, and cons, of deep sea mining?

18 December 2020

How to avoid any graph gotchas...

18 December 2020

The Space Boffins spoke to Mike back in January 2020

18 December 2020

Why are dogs so cute? We ask an expert...

18 December 2020

Turns out cats can embed a cry within their purr...

18 December 2020

A 2018 review looked at the relationship between having a pet and managing a mental health condition...

18 December 2020

Let's take a look at a few neuroscience studies with the help of some local experts...

17 December 2020

Genetics and body measurements reveal that four species of penguin have been masquerading as one...

17 December 2020

Functional genomics data is vulnerable to de-anonymising attacks...

17 December 2020

Oddjob and Nicknack are genes that are prone to evolve and change. How is it they play a critical role?

17 December 2020

How does an RNA vaccine work, and what are the risks?

17 December 2020

Understanding where and how the stars of the Milky Way formed

17 December 2020

Different efforts to unify quantum mechanics and relativity have led to vastly different concepts of the meaning of...

15 December 2020

Why do females produce eggs inside the body, but males have to produce sperm outside the body?

15 December 2020

Computers create music differently to humans. Here's one project using tech to perform for many lifetimes...

15 December 2020

AIVA are using machine learning to compose what they call artificial soundtrack music...

15 December 2020

Are computers starting to turn the tables on us and become creative themselves?

15 December 2020

We asked legendary keyboardist Rick Wakeman whether Beethoven would have used a Moog...

15 December 2020

Statistical physicists have been breaking down creativity into "novelty" and "influence"...

15 December 2020

Listener Luke sent us a concern he's been hearing about the vaccine, so Chris Smith weighed in...

15 December 2020

How much carbon is in a crisp? Thanks to new fertiliser technology, it could be a lot less...

15 December 2020

Who do people turn to when they need support?