Brain implants help people with paralysis, nicotine exposure affects male offspring, toxoplasma, how human handedness...
What goes on inside atoms: how can you harness the incredible energy locked inside, and how do you create new elements.
Your questions answered, including the best cure for a hangover.
Does one or two steps at a time require more energy, and which is better for a work-out?
A biochemical test for autism has been developed by scientists in the US.
Are trends in modern living helping or harming our ability to reproduce?
Can HIV be transferred through a mosquito bite?
Meet the thousands of pieces of space debris above our heads, which could cause a catastrophe for future space travel.
The DNA sequencing revolution is providing ever more data about genomes from all kinds of species, from humans to...
Is it better to throw your old bulbs out immediately, or only as they break?
SpaceX and NASA compete to get people back to the Moon, Richard meets a man who grows space tomatoes in human urine,...
Palaeontologists find discoveries in the dental plaque of neanderthals
Where have all the bees gone? Do mermaids exist? What causes deja vu?
Our expert panel tackle your science questions.
Why do I get a stitch when I run? Is there such thing as baby brain?
When we drink a cup of tea, how much of it comes straight back out?
What does climate change mean for our futures, and are we taking it seriously?
Why is there oil beneath the earth? What caused the big bang? Can we create artificial rain?
In this episode we hear about epilepsy, the sushi-belt model of transport in neurons, a mother in ancient Troy, the...
Social media campaigns in aid of charities and social causes can have a huge impact, if they last long enough to be...
What could be causing the recent reduction in new HIV cases?
If we put a giant mirror in space, could see Earth a million years ago?
Why do chillies burn my fingers? How dangerous are cell phone towers for your health? Who names cyclones? Do white and...
Tiny sensor capable of transmitting information over a week from inside the body and powered by stomach acid has been...