Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

18 January 2006

Barrie takes a look at the past and present use of leeches in medicine and surgery, including helping doctors in...

11 January 2006

The Hubble Space Telescope has been sending us back incredible pictures of the cosmos. How have recent policy changes...

04 January 2006

A period, or menstruation, marks the beginning of the process by which the uterus, or womb, prepares itself for...

28 December 2005

What are probiotics or 'friendly' bacteria, how do prebiotics and probiotics, like Lactobacillus,...

21 December 2005

Therapeutic cloning has all sorts of exciting possiblities. What is it? How does it work and what are the possibilities...

18 December 2005

18 December 2005

Mars could once have been a booze-Mecca for methanol lovers

14 December 2005

George Bush's plan to establish a permanent base on the Moon by 2020, and send astronauts to Mars by 2030, has...

30 November 2005

Researchers have been investigating how the unexpected affects how well and what you remember. If you want to be...

23 November 2005

Nature produces a seemingly limitless number of compounds that are valuable for treating disease. Over 30% of the top-...

16 November 2005

Functional imaging (brain scanning) using magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) can be used to probe the workings of the...