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14 April 2020

Underneath this global pandemic is a tiny string of genetic code, whose sequence reveals its nature...

14 April 2020

This week, we're getting stuck in to some kitchen science experiments that you can do at home!

13 April 2020

Are people becoming reinfected, or are the tests just poor? And how, and when, will we return to normality post-...

11 April 2020

The risk of bringing home coronavirus on your groceries is very low, but what's the best way to minimise the...

10 April 2020

What other parts of the body can covid-19 infect? And how do new diseases emerge in the first place?

08 April 2020

What traits make urban birds successful?

08 April 2020

How can we go about dealing with depression?

07 April 2020

We follow the history of radioactivity from its discovery to uses, good and bad.

06 April 2020

Listener Jon keeps his pet frogs in a terrarium. If he sealed it, who would win: the frogs or the plants?

04 April 2020

What's the evidence that a facemask works for SARS-CoV-2, and is the lockdown working?

04 April 2020

Your questions answered, including what is in the planet's interior, and where do viruses come from in the first...

03 April 2020

Ebola, SARS, rabies... Bats are replete with lethal pathogens. But why?

01 April 2020

A doctor, a faith leader and an historian discuss the implications of the coronavirus crisis. Will it transform our...

31 March 2020

Genetics, geoscience, chemistry and komodo dragons - check out our latest show!

31 March 2020

Will ozone kill coronavirus? Should I wear a facemask? And how does menthol clear your nose?

30 March 2020

Here's a bit more from our recent show...

25 March 2020

APOCALYPSE is a Greek word meaning revelation. But it has taken on a darker meaning, especially now...

25 March 2020

How similar is lettuce grown in space to lettuce grown on Earth?

23 March 2020

We take a detailed look at the coronavirus - from how it affects the body, to developing a vaccine..

21 March 2020

The scientific basis for the tactics deployed against SARS-CoV-2 doesn't currently have an end game...

21 March 2020

How is the new Coronavirus affecting the gaming industry?

20 March 2020

How can colours affect how we feel?

20 March 2020

How does the immune system respond to SARS-CoV-2?

18 March 2020

Seagulls use human touch as a cue to identify good food - but how exactly do you test that?