Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

17 September 2020

The pandemic has shone a light on the structural inequality in food distribution and production

15 September 2020

North Carolina State University's Katie Mack answers our listener questions...

15 September 2020

Immunologist Clare Bryant joins Chris Smith to answer some of your Covid questions...

15 September 2020

Chris Smith speaks to climate scientist Ella Gilbert about climate science in the news this week...

15 September 2020

Psychiatrist Paul Blenkiron talks about mental health in the current Covid crisis...

15 September 2020

Harvard University human evolution expert Dan Lieberman tells Chris Smith about the origins of exercise...

15 September 2020

Space scientist Katie Mack and space journalist Richard Hollingham talk space science with Chris Smith...

14 September 2020

Lots of animals have evolved to deal with toxins, and many of them become toxic in turn...

14 September 2020

Some COVID patients don't have detectable antibodies - but they do produce immune cells called T cells...

14 September 2020

Mithridates the Great, king of Pontus, lived two thousand years ago - and pioneered the science of poisons...

14 September 2020

Toads, bugs, snakes, and more all resist similar toxins. And it turns out they use the same genetic trick...

14 September 2020

These orange, black and white insects use special evolutionary tricks to transport the toxins they eat...

10 September 2020

AI can encode human biases, with implications for how we handle the pandemic

08 September 2020

We can't hold in an answer any longer...

08 September 2020

The square kilometre array is set to be the biggest telescope, but how does it work?

08 September 2020

We look at the telescope that's hoping to fill Hubble's sizable boots.

08 September 2020

Some telescopes don't use light, they use gravity...

08 September 2020

How did telescopes come into focus

08 September 2020

Bee venom might help treat cancers

08 September 2020

The poison has hit headlines lately, but what is it?

08 September 2020

How can you catch all the false negatives?

08 September 2020

Is it a big worry?

08 September 2020

The first cases of reinfection of coronavirus have emerged

05 September 2020

Llamas, new research has revealed, may be harbouring an immune trick that is a potent therapy for Covid-19...