Science Articles, Interviews & Questions


09 October 2018

Chris Smith put this question to planetary geologist David Rothery

05 October 2018

With NASA turning 60, Professor Andrew Coates of University College London, spoke to Sam Brown about what's next...

05 October 2018

Scientists have found cracks in elephants skin which keep them cool and liked this cracking to a common, genetic skin...

04 October 2018

Miners could soon be scouring mounds of industrial waste to extract rare metals that are needed for products such as...

02 October 2018

Why does wearing wellies result in feeling pressure in a puddle, when going barefoot doesn't?

02 October 2018

Do anti-aging creams actually work?

02 October 2018

What are the products in the average make up bag actually made from?

02 October 2018

How risky are breast implants?

02 October 2018

What's the science behind being image conscious?

02 October 2018

What's the LHC ever done for us?

02 October 2018

How do you know if you've had enough sun? Scientists are working on a wearable sensor...

02 October 2018

How can we deal with the 7000 tonnes of rubbish in space?

02 October 2018

Are we grouping kids with learning difficulties in the best way?

02 October 2018

Could cutting out mutations in mitochondria be a way to treat mitochondrial disease?

28 September 2018

Will we ever know how prime numbers are distributed along the number line?

27 September 2018

How much sun is too much? Scientists have made a wristband sensor that will tell us just that...

27 September 2018

Earthworms and tiny water fleas could help deliver clean water to billions of people

25 September 2018

Can a videogame help teach people about electricity?

25 September 2018

The results of a study that reports are dubbing “one of the biggest breakthroughs yet in blood pressure genetics” have...

25 September 2018

This year's Ignobel winner discusses his work about human cannibalism...

25 September 2018

The mysterious fossils called Dickinsonia may have been revealed to be our early ancestors...

25 September 2018

And why is it STILL on my walls?

25 September 2018

Why do we have a different flu vaccine every year?

25 September 2018

And when were the first flu vaccines available in history?