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28 June 2019

Why does crying make your voice shake? Why does my eyelid twitch sometimes?

26 June 2019

Modular robots that assemble like Lego promise to be safer, cheaper and more efficient, say their creators...

26 June 2019

The giddying effects of booze, why some people always regard the glass as half full, and why did Chernobyl explode?

25 June 2019

All the oceans' fish larvae are connected in a single network. How can the world protect them?

25 June 2019

Extremes month continues, and this week we’re going extremely deep into a gold mine.

24 June 2019

How rising Antarctic winds are boosting ocean temperatures...

24 June 2019

Scientists have documented every cell in our lungs - and discovered what happens when a person gets asthma.

21 June 2019

Humans can perceive pitch in a way macaque monkeys, our closest relative don't...

21 June 2019

Holes in the Antarctic sea ice have been forming for decades, and are a mystery to science.

21 June 2019

How intense can deja-vu be? Why does gravity attract mass?

21 June 2019

Will virtual reality church replace regular churchgoing?

20 June 2019

Should we be changing the way we view sleep?

20 June 2019

Can we employ nanotechnology to make recyclable crisp packets?

19 June 2019

What's the best position for sleeping? And why does fog rise from a lake surface on a cold morning? Dr Chris has...

18 June 2019

This week we're tackling all your questions about the extreme!

14 June 2019

Chris Smith answers your questions. Why do bright lights trigger sneezes? How does a master-key work? And more

14 June 2019

We're about to boldly scream where no one has screamed before: on the edge of space...

12 June 2019

What causes stomach butterflies, does fog really lift, and do skin creams stop the ageing process?

12 June 2019

The Boffins celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings...

11 June 2019

From ice cores to absolute zero, we're taking science to the extremes...

11 June 2019

Heart plasters to replace heart muscle in patients recovering from a heart attack

10 June 2019

A new compound, based on the heavy metal ruthenium, destroys antibiotic-resistant bacteria...

07 June 2019

Chris Smith takes on YOUR questions. Why do we blush? How do you lose a sense of smell? And more...

06 June 2019

CRISPR gene edited twins have been found to have a 21% higher mortality rate from flu before the age of 76