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08 June 2009

In this week's NewsFlash, we find out why giggling gorillas can tell us how laughter evolved, how shining squid...

07 June 2009

This week, we seek the science of Architecture. We find out how rapid prototyping technology could help us print out...

05 June 2009

How has laughter evolved? Why can'we tickle ourselves? Why do hot and cold water sound different? What is smell...

03 June 2009

Lafayette College's Steve Mylon shares painful lessons on a heavy metal

02 June 2009

Kira Weissman, from Saarlandes University in Germany, explores the element that stops eggs sticking to frying pans and...

01 June 2009

We find out how sunflowers follow the sun as it moves from east to west and whether the blooms have the same attraction...

01 June 2009

On this week's NewsFlash we hear how the Arctic Circle could contain far more oil and natural gas than originally...

31 May 2009

How does nature inspire technology and engineering? We find out how bamboo may make effective wind turbines and how the...

29 May 2009

Can we break glass using sound? Is glass a liquid? Can we use GPS to navigate galaxies? Will climate change make the UK...

29 May 2009

This week, we're looking into our skin to find why we've evolved to have different skin colours around the...

28 May 2009

Radon podcast from Chemistry World - the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

25 May 2009

This week, we ask if the human race is evolving to be less intelligent, as those with more education tend to delay...

25 May 2009

On this week's NewsFlash, the nano-scale media storage that will last a billion years, the toxic bite of the...

24 May 2009

Science gets under your skin on this week's Naked Scientists, where we find out how human skin colour evolved to...

22 May 2009

This week, we're investigating how human actions are affecting our oceans. We'll be hearing about a global...

21 May 2009

How would astronauts cope in a solar wind? Why did dry moon dust hold a footprint? Why does wine age well but beer go...

18 May 2009

How did the waggle dance - the complex dance that honeybees use to describe the whereabouts of good food - evolve in...

18 May 2009

On this week's NewsFlash, we discover a viral cause of hypertension, find out how bees stick to petals like velcro...

17 May 2009

Archaeology bared this month includes the 'long sleep' of human innovation, a technological accomplishment in...

17 May 2009

How photosynthesis works underwater, barnacle sex, ozone holes, and bathroom scales to weigh the air!

15 May 2009

Kira Weissman, from Saarlandes University in Germany, on why aeroplanes should not be referred to as 'tin boxes...

15 May 2009

How do cameras work? What are the Herschel and Plank probes hoping to find out? How are messages sent to computers and...

15 May 2009

This week we're diving into our rivers and oceans to learn about the organisms living there. We'll be hearing...

11 May 2009

This week's question jet propels us into the blue skies thinking on passenger jet manoeuvrability. Can a large...