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29 March 2019

Using the randomness of sprayed microparticles to prevent forgery

27 March 2019

Sleep feels refreshing and we're groggy without it - but what actually causes it?

26 March 2019

We've been to Paris to bring you the technology of tomorrow!

24 March 2019

George Church joins Chris Smith to talk genomes decoding, mammoth DNA and xenotransplantation...

22 March 2019

A holey piece of swiss-cheese plastic can do complex maths in a millionth of a second

22 March 2019

How do noise-cancelling headphones work? Can genes make you immune to HIV?

21 March 2019

How much do players influence the direction a game takes?

20 March 2019

What exactly is consciousness?

19 March 2019

We're exploring the cutting edge of materials science.

18 March 2019

Why are they so unhappy in monogamous relationships?"

12 March 2019

Why do I get cold feet but sweaty armpits? Could we colonise another galaxy? And more... It's Q&A Time!

11 March 2019

This month Space Boffins contemplates the missing universe.

08 March 2019

Could electricity go wireless? How much calcium is in a cup of tea? Why can slime change colour with heat?

08 March 2019

Smart needle automatically detects and injects in the right place - now a reality!

06 March 2019

US scientists have engineered into yeast the genes needed to make the key chemicals in cannabis.

05 March 2019

This week, we’re being invaded! We explore invasive species: how they sneak in, why they disrupt nature, and how to...

04 March 2019

We know the effects of getting drunk, but why are some parts of the brain more affected than others?

01 March 2019

Lab-grown meat: should we steak our future on it?

01 March 2019

Do aliens exist? Is breast milk "best"? How are buildings demolished?

27 February 2019

Misidentified cultured cells, frogs that sing underwater, genes for longevity, and brain cell size and IQ

26 February 2019

What does running do for you, and why do we do it at all? This week, the science of sprinting.

25 February 2019

Stiffer cell walls and a diminished charge enable resistant bacteria to sidestep common antibiotics.

22 February 2019

Grass species found to be stealing genes from neighbouring plants...

22 February 2019

Why are hail stones different sizes? Why do my palms get sweaty? Why do animals moult?