Science Articles, Interviews & Questions


20 December 2018

Can blindfolded Naked Scientists distinguish hot food from spicy food?

20 December 2018

Our neuroscience experts review the news...

20 December 2018

Scientists are working on gels to encourage severed nerve ends to regrow...

20 December 2018

In what ways do peripheral nerves get injured?

19 December 2018

How a rubbish tip surrendered the remains of the world's first complete skeleton of a flying squirrel...

19 December 2018

Sea temperatures affect plankton growth, which in turns alters fish abundance. So warm seas force nursing seals to...

19 December 2018

Fossil remains of flowers dating back nearly 200 million years have been uncovered by palaeontologists in northeastern...

19 December 2018

How do the personalities of chimpanzees affect their prospects for reproducing and longevity?

19 December 2018

Why sodium can taste both good and bad to a fruit fly...

18 December 2018

A new biomaterial has helped mice recover lost areas of the brain after a stroke.

18 December 2018

How a mechanical heart can save lives when our own lets us down...

18 December 2018

How does the liver completely regenerate when damaged?

18 December 2018

How does a scar form when you cut yourself?

18 December 2018

Why city frogs have more sex appeal.

18 December 2018

Are the dangers of AI much closer to home than we think?

18 December 2018

Will it help if we keep our minds sharp with plenty of puzzles?

18 December 2018

What innovations await us in the new year?

18 December 2018

A new type of treatment uses your own immune system to attack cancer...

17 December 2018

What does an air bubble in a blob of water do if you take away the gravity?

14 December 2018

Sun-soaked device cleans up water and produces superheated steam.

13 December 2018

Studies of ice melt in the Arctic suggest that the world may have a fighting chance of preventing huge sea level...

12 December 2018

New technologies and advances in biology may impact the way we study and treat neurodegenerative disease…

11 December 2018

Researchers have a solution for detecting anaemia literally at their fingertips.

11 December 2018

Chris Hadfield and Stuart Clark take us to the future.