Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

07 November 2017

How a space biology lab lead to speed diagnoses of illnesses.

07 November 2017

New modelling of the catastrophic meteor impact has given us a clearer idea of what happened afterwards.

07 November 2017

Does your microbiome play a role in how well you respond to cancer treatment?

06 November 2017

Scientists have found evidence that baseline sleep prior to fear learning is associated with reduced activity in brain...

03 November 2017

Fossil finds have revealed male woolly mammoths were more likely to fall into natural traps

02 November 2017

Mummified bodies from Egypt and the Canary Islands are having their digestive tracts tested and compared to living...

02 November 2017

Drugs present in wastewater used to irrigate farmland can affect the growth and development of insects feeding on...

02 November 2017

Whether a cancer patient responds to certain treatments is dictated by the the bacteria they carry in their intestines...

31 October 2017

Will we need paranormal beliefs in the future?

31 October 2017

Could our favourite monster legends have scientific origins?

31 October 2017

What equipment do ghost hunters use to detect the paranormal, and what are they measuring?

31 October 2017

The bravest of the Naked Scientists team ventured into the dark and eery turrets of Madingley Hall in Cambridge, on our...

31 October 2017

What exactly is the paranormal?

31 October 2017

Could exploding an expletive or two actually be good for our us?

31 October 2017

Scientists have developed new insights into dinosaur colouring and camouflage.

31 October 2017

Georgia Mills busts the myth within the old saying "blind as a bat".

31 October 2017

Would you want your ashes scattered in space?

31 October 2017

Could increasing the production of sugarcane ethanol help to cut global carbon emissions?

30 October 2017

In the 1940s, there was a chicken that survived 18 months without a head. How long could a human survive without a head?

27 October 2017

Movie directors regularly manipulate the passage of time in films to entertain their audiences, but researchers are...

24 October 2017

Listen to Detlef Weigel talk about peer review at eLife.

24 October 2017

Listen to Eve Marder talk about what makes a great paper.

24 October 2017

A specific enzyme helps plants to adapt to higher amounts of oxygen in the environment.

24 October 2017

The Peer Review Congress encourages research into peer review.