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03 June 2020

How do we know about the incidence of Covid-19? And what progress has been made towards a vaccine...

01 June 2020

How home distillation can be lethal, as well as illegal. Also, rice behaving bizarrely in the microwave oven...

01 June 2020

How genetic plasticity enables sparrows to live alongside us, and fish to evolve rapidly to life in caves...

01 June 2020

Goats can follow human pointing gestures; we kid you not...

01 June 2020

Are astronauts still going to and from the International Space Station? A flight surgeon answers...

28 May 2020

Many believe care homes have been ignored during the pandemic so far - with disastrous consequences...

27 May 2020

Playing God, or an act of altruism?

26 May 2020

What could be the new normal of healthcare, education and transport?

26 May 2020

We're lifting the lid on the mind under lockdown...

26 May 2020

Do electrons leave their atoms to make electric current?

25 May 2020

Does my body perform better than the average engine, and what's a solar minimum...

25 May 2020

Progress in vaccine trials, and the longevity of immune responses to Covid-19...

23 May 2020

Results from the coronavirus symptom tracker app, rethinking the office aircon, covid in pregnancy, and safe public...

21 May 2020

This month we're going fully retro, Leigh's dad digs out his old PlayStation, and we try to play Catan (again)

20 May 2020

When is it right to remember and when is it necessary to forget?

19 May 2020

Do we all have the same number of nerve endings in our skin, regardless of body size?

18 May 2020

What’s a paper? What’s peer review? And what does it mean to be "following the science"?

16 May 2020

Astronauts are preparing for the first flight in the Dragon spacecraft...

16 May 2020

Will SARS-CoV-2 continue to circulate for years to come?

15 May 2020

What do those needle-thin bones do? Also, antibody tests for Covid-19, and how memories are laid down...

14 May 2020

Meet ACE2, the protein in the pandemic spotlight - protector, turned betrayer...

13 May 2020

How a stimulating challenge becomes a huge problem, or shyness becomes crippling...

12 May 2020

From radar to rockets, we dive into the science of WW2