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29 July 2020

Researchers think more than 30,000 people in North Western Europe might carry this mutation

29 July 2020

Are we citizens of nowhere, or citizens of somewhere? And do we actually have to choose?

28 July 2020

It’s quiz time! Three fabulous listeners tackle everything from physics & space to the natural world...

27 July 2020

Evidence for Russian Covid-19 vaccine espionage, and what constitutes an infectious coronavirus dose...

22 July 2020

The enduring legacy of the man whose theories changed science forever...

20 July 2020

Shampoo bottles say you should wash twice. Is there any science to that?

20 July 2020

Why do migraines happen? How can migraines be treated? Can stripes give you a headache?

20 July 2020

Celebrating the centenary of the DNA pioneer

19 July 2020

What the hell does the longest word in the English dictionary mean?

15 July 2020

Meet the phenomenon that seems to help females live longer, see colour better, and even survive COVID-19...

15 July 2020

Rubbish is a big problem. But what about our nuclear waste?

14 July 2020

We're taking a closer look at our celestial neighbours.

13 July 2020

The UK government has provided more than a billion items of PPE - why so much?

13 July 2020

Lockdowns, masks, long-term immunity, and the prospect of a Covid comeback...

12 July 2020

We're always going forward because we can't find the reverse! But could we go backwards in time?

10 July 2020

While global food supplies have been stable so far, an upcoming recession might be one blow too many...

10 July 2020

Mars is the destination of choice for three Mars missions this summer, with the US, China and the United Arab Emirates...

09 July 2020

An important resource or an environmental catastrophe?

08 July 2020

Dementia is a cruel, relentless unraveling of memory that strikes many as they age...

08 July 2020

Also, how a grille with holes keeps microwaves in the oven, and how fast is a meteor moving?

07 July 2020

We're unpicking the science of covid testing, monitoring and tracing this week...

06 July 2020

What makes instant coffee disappear so quickly into hot water?

03 July 2020

We're told it's instantaneous, but is that true? Also, how does the bladder work, and why don't inverted...

02 July 2020

Humans can understand chimp vocalisations...