Explorations in the world of science.
A huge, four-limbed fish, was discovered 65 million years after its supposed extinction
Mon 12 Nov 2018
Evidence for the big bang was initially thought to be a mistake in the data
Mon 5 Nov 2018
Viagra was first developed to treat heart disease, but it had some surprising side-effects
Mon 29 Oct 2018
In search of the first animals on the Earth, more than half a billion years ago
Mon 27 Aug 2018
How a poor woman became one of 19th-century Britain's most successful fossil finders
Mon 22 Oct 2018
How can we adapt and prepare our cities for extreme weather conditions?
Mon 15 Oct 2018
Matthew Hill explores the Chinese approach to organ transplantation.
Mon 8 Oct 2018
Mon 1 Oct 2018
How did mild temperatures in the Arctic affect 2018's extreme weather?
Mon 24 Sep 2018
Roland Pease asks why the Northern Hemisphere had unusually high temperatures this year.
Mon 17 Sep 2018
Why sodium powers everything we do
Mon 10 Sep 2018
How iron has shaped human biology and culture
Mon 3 Sep 2018
How the feared element ended up giving us better teeth, mood and health
Mon 20 Aug 2018
Naomi Alderman on the life and death of Hypatia, the ancient Greek mathematician
Mon 13 Aug 2018
Philip Ball goes back to the 17th Century to talk about Descartes and his "daughter"
Mon 6 Aug 2018
How 19th century chemist Wohler made a natural product in the lab
Mon 30 Jul 2018
Philip Ball on the real Cyrano de Bergerac and his 17th century space ship.
Mon 23 Jul 2018
Why are Mexican nuns breeding a rare salamander? Could they save this remarkable species?
Mon 16 Jul 2018
Saving a cultural icon and biomedical marvel from extinction.
Mon 9 Jul 2018
Could our microbiome have an influence on our mood and behaviour?
Mon 2 Jul 2018
How the microbes in us set us on a path of health or chronic disease
Mon 25 Jun 2018
New research into manipulating our microbiome to stay healthy and beat chronic disease
Mon 18 Jun 2018
Do insects experience pain and suffering?
Mon 19 Mar 2018
Killing insects in the name of research upsets some people. How do scientists justify it?
Mon 4 Jun 2018
And how do bats differentiate their own echolocation signals?
Mon 28 May 2018
Plus, how can we measure the age of the Universe?
Mon 21 May 2018
And are machines better than humans when it comes to recognising faces?
Mon 14 May 2018
And what makes something sharp?
Mon 7 May 2018
And why do I get so many static shocks?
Mon 30 Apr 2018
Gaia Vince meets the scientists studying our built in human behaviour
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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