Explorations in the world of science.
When does a waggle dance become a tremble dance?
Mon 20 Jun 2022
How does a person with anorexia nervosa think? Jacinta Tan sheds light on this illness
Mon 13 Jun 2022
Restore peat bogs to mitigate climate change and improve bio-diversity.
Tue 7 Jun 2022
How do we see colour and why are some people colour blind?
Mon 30 May 2022
Why are tide times and ranges so different around the UK, asks Lynn?
Sat 28 May 2022
Plant power and mental health. Is a nature-cure a cure-all?
Mon 23 May 2022
Dr Adam Rutherford and Dr Hannah Fry investigate everyday mysteries sent by listeners.
Mon 16 May 2022
Two eyes, two arms, two legs - we are roughly symmetrical on the outside. Why is that?
Mon 9 May 2022
We use wi-fi every day, but do you know how it works?
Mon 2 May 2022
Mon 25 Apr 2022
Ben Garrod and Jess French get under the skin of Mola mola the world's largest bony fish
Mon 18 Apr 2022
Ben Garrod and Jess French unravel the internal secrets to success of the Burmese Python
Mon 11 Apr 2022
Ben Garrod and Jess French glimpse inside three animals from the big wild world.
Sat 2 Apr 2022
The psychological suffering caused by the toxic stress of war and conflict
Mon 28 Mar 2022
How did mammals come to dominate our planet? Prof Steve Brusatte talks to Jim Al-Khalili
Mon 21 Mar 2022
The man who found a way to decode DNA at speed
Tue 15 Mar 2022
Wolves play a dark role in our imaginations but how does the real animal compare?
Tue 8 Mar 2022
Adam Hart explores the villain of many a jungle horror movie - the army ant.
Tue 1 Mar 2022
Adam Hart discovers why rattlesnakes make good mothers and how deadly their venom is.
Sat 26 Feb 2022
The silent pandemic - drug resistant infections threaten the future of modern medicine
Mon 21 Feb 2022
Professor Adam Hart resurrects the spotted hyena’s reputation, from scavenger to hunter
Mon 14 Feb 2022
The wonders and mysteries of the deep ocean, and the potential threats to it.
Mon 7 Feb 2022
Could humans be on the Moon and Mars before this decade is out?
Mon 31 Jan 2022
Professor Tom Kariuki examines the future of science in Africa
Sat 29 Jan 2022
The new momentum for vaccines, medicines and tests to be made for Africa in Africa
Mon 24 Jan 2022
Will a venomous snake die if it bites itself? asks Janni in Amsterdam.
Mon 17 Jan 2022
'What is the most slippy thing in the world?' asks 8 year old Evelyn from London.
Mon 10 Jan 2022
Why does my heart muscle not ache after exercise?
Mon 3 Jan 2022
Adam Rutherford and Hannah Fry attempt to answer more questions on why water is weird
Mon 27 Dec 2021
‘Please explain the weirdness of water?’ asks Neil Morton in Stirling in Scotland.
The eclipses, spacecraft and astronauts changing our view of the Universe
A pair of scientific sleuths answer your perplexing questions. Ask them anything!
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