Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

13 August 2021

A well-known flower is actually a carnivorous plant, hidden in plain sight...

13 August 2021

Newspapers have described the IPCC report as a wake up call; but perhaps we already knew the facts...

12 August 2021

By optimising their route-based mental maps as they go, black howler monkeys navigate just like us

10 August 2021

We thought the moon was magnetic. Now we know it's not. So why are some moon rocks magnetic?

10 August 2021

An answer to a question that's been bugging you for years!

10 August 2021

The identity of Nessie is an ongoing mystery...can eDNA solve it?

10 August 2021

If we can get whole genomes without even seeing the animal, is there anything eDNA can't do?

10 August 2021

Scientists can now piece together whole genomes from eDNA, opening up a realm of possibilities...

10 August 2021

We sampled the River Great Ouse for eDNA - what animals did it uncover?

10 August 2021

What if you could see which animals had been in an area just by testing the air?

10 August 2021

We looked for 'invisible' animals were in the River Great Ouse by taking an eDNA sample

10 August 2021

We talk to the researcher who established the field of eDNA about the moment he realised its potential

10 August 2021

Environmental DNA - what exactly is it?

10 August 2021

A maths tablet dating back to 1900 BCE depicts 'Pythagorean triples' a millennium before Pythagoras'...

10 August 2021

New research on the Santorini volcano indicates how sea level change influences volcanic activity

09 August 2021

A real world trial featuring an automated insulin pump yields success for those living with Type 2 Diabetes

09 August 2021

We produce antibodies after vaccination, but how many do we need to prevent infection and the spread of COVID?

06 August 2021

I was excited to refine my science communication skills with The Naked Scientists and I was not disappointed

03 August 2021

From people's homes to workplaces to on the motorway, charging points are being placed all over the country...

03 August 2021

Where do we source the materials for electric vehicle batteries, and how can we ensure we have enough?

03 August 2021

As electric vehicle sales continue to rise, we caught up with Fully Charged's Robert Llewellyn

03 August 2021

Managing body temperature changes can be vital for an athlete's success

02 August 2021

Imagine Jenga towers built up of lithium-ion blocks...

02 August 2021

Making the most of the precious components used to make EV batteries