Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

29 January 2019

Mollicutes bacteria help leafcutter ants to become better fungus farmers.

29 January 2019

Oestrogen response in breast cancer cells is not cyclical, as previously thought.

29 January 2019

Do we think in a particular language?

29 January 2019

What will driving look like in the future?

29 January 2019

How can satnav be made more accurate, so we can trust autonomous cars to navigate?

29 January 2019

Could our roads and cities cope with electric cars en-masse?

29 January 2019

How far are we from carbon neutral cars?

29 January 2019

Why can prolonged sitting down be bad for our health, and what can we do about it?

29 January 2019

How can you tell which precursors to lung cancer will become cancer, and which won't?

29 January 2019

Is there any science behind the so-called "most depressing day of the year"?

29 January 2019

Why are drones such a problem around airports?

29 January 2019

Can renewable energy be stored in undersea rock, for us to access when we need it?

25 January 2019

A rocking bed experiment made adults fall asleep faster

25 January 2019

Frailty in old age can be averted by exercising when young

25 January 2019

Could microbes hold the key to sustainable agriculture?

24 January 2019

A bacterium is a better mosquito-repellent than commercially available products...

24 January 2019

Smart robots that react to their surroundings are being developed to work in situations that are too dangerous for...

24 January 2019

Running a temperature improves our infection-fighting ability...

22 January 2019

Why don't plants leave a hole in the ground when they grow?

22 January 2019

What science goes into making new pigments?

22 January 2019

How do we use science to find forgeries?

22 January 2019

How do we learn about old masterpieces without damaging them?

22 January 2019

How important were scientific illustrations?

22 January 2019

Can we make a timeline for the Moon's craters?