Roland Pease reports on the continuing threat of earthquakes in southeast Asia.
Gerry Northam explores proposals to check asylum seekers' credentials using DNA analysis.
Is now the time right for Europe to allow widespread cultivation of GM crops?
Geoff Watts explores the relationship between global warming and a changing population.
Sue Nelson joins scientists down a mine on their search for the elusive dark matter.
Sue Broom visits the UK's first specialist placenta clinic in Manchester.
Richard Hollingham investigates the questions raised by synthetic biology.
Gareth Mitchell asks if nuclear fusion could at last be close to generating energy.
Sue Broom catches up on progress in stem cell research.
Andrew Luck-Baker asks why humans, unlike other primates, have such a long childhood.
Richard Hollingham investigates if bacteria in the atmosphere can influence the weather.
Sue Nelson goes behind the headlines to find out how alcohol affects our health.
Richard Hollingham investigates the scientific and environmental uses of algae.
Gareth Mitchell asks whether or not desalination is the answer to global water shortages.
Adam Hart-Davis visits the SESAME X-ray project in Jordan.
Andrew Luck-Baker explores the mystery of patches of bright light over areas on the Moon.
How the first forests transformed the planet 380 million years ago.
Sue Broom talks to the food industry who are manipulating foods at the nano scale.
One third of amphibians globally are threatened with extinction. Sue Broom investigates.
Graham Easton reveals why medicines for children lag behind adults.
Andrew Luck-Baker visits the Pacific islands of Palau to witness a mass spawning.
Gabrielle Walker joins scientists to look at the effects of climate change.
Gareth Mitchell meets the scientists trying to harvest energy from unlikely sources.
Next year, Russian cosmonauts will simulate a mission to Mars. Richard Hollingham reports.
Claudia Hammond investigates new research connecting moral revulsion with physiology.
Serious criminal cases seem to increasingly hinge on scientific evidence.
Gareth Mitchell examines attempts to introduce green technology to the shipping industry.
Andrew Luck-Baker meets the astronauts preparing to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
Philip Ball takes a look at a new wave of medical inventions.
Andrew Luck-Baker describes scientists' efforts to sequence Neanderthal DNA.