Quentin Cooper looks at the therapeutic possibilites of virtual reality.
Can maths reveal hidden patterns in global terrorism? Dr Hannah Fry investigates.
Prof Adam Hart explores a new field in zoology - animal personality.
Jack Stewart meets the pioneers redesigning our international airspace.
Can stimulating the vagus nerve improve health? Gaia Vince explores this new research area
Billed as 'the sexiest space mission ever', did Rosetta's probe land safely on its comet?
Have astronomers really found gravitational waves from the Big Bang as announced in March?
Adam Hart on how insect and cell structure research is helping develop swarming robots.
Linda Geddes explores the latest research into how general anaesthetics work in the body.
Gaia Vince looks at the future of power transmission.
Do our mental powers really decline in old age?
Jack Stewart meets the engineers inventing vehicles that drive themselves.
Linda Geddes explores research into the differences between morning and evening people.
Gaia Vince asks if geoengineering by blocking the sun could stop the earth warming up.
Prof Andrea Sella looks at efforts to reduce our dependence on the Haber-Bosch process.
Quentin Cooper takes a look at the new materials that can mend themselves.
The crucial role of our unconscious, and how scientists are now harnessing its powers.
New insights into the important relationship we have with microbes that live in our gut.
Linda Geddes asks if taking the hormone oxytocin can make people more sociable.
How 26 miles of precision-engineered tunnels are created through London's erratic geology.
Roland Pease on the idea that life on early Earth led to the evolution of plate tectonics.
Gaia Vince asks if we can ever run our vehicles on biofuels from algae or bacteria.
Can we beat bacteria by stopping the bugs from talking to each other?
Roland Pease reports on scientists building brains from scratch in the lab.
Rebecca Morelle explores how the forensic science of speech is helping to solve crime.
Adam Rutherford reports on the recent discovery that much of our DNA is not useless junk.
Geoff Watts looks into how scientists can use the mind to control artificial limbs.
Has humanity launched a new geological time period? Gaia Vince on the Anthropocene Epoch.
Dr Yan Wong explores new theories on gender and ageing.
Tracey Logan asks what particle physicists are doing after finding the Higgs boson.