Jane Hurst talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the mouse sex pheromone that's so alluring to females that she named it after Mr Darcy in Pride and Prejudice.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by David Baddiel, fly champion Erica McAlister and zoologist Matthew Cobb to sing the praises of those most maligned of all insects, the flies.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Jo Brand and Ross Noble, alongside Sir Paul Nurse and Prof Aoife McLysaght to ask what is life and how did it start?
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by comedian Alan Davies, Rebecca Wragg Sykes and Tori Herridge to learn about our much misunderstood, early human cousins, the Neanderthals
By Helen Briggs
BBC science correspondent
Scientists who attached a strain of bacteria to the outside of the International Space Station have been stunned to find it survived for three years, in open space.
Scientists have discovered that the smell has been around since before we evolved into modern humans.
If mosquitoes become resistant to malaria, it could prevent the disease spreading to humans and save millions of lives.
By Paul Rincon
Science editor, BBC News website
By Jonathan Amos
BBC Science Correspondent
By Pallab Ghosh
Science correspondent, BBC News