Professor Jean Aitchison examines the origin of language in the human species.
Dr Nick Lane of UCL talks about studying the origin of life on earth with Jim Al-Khalili.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss whether the formation of language is innate or cultural.
Can anyone be a creative genius? Ian Peacock investigates.
What was the earliest language and how did it evolve? Michael Rosen investigates.
Lucie Green investigates the past, present and future of the moon.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss when and how life on earth originated.
Robin Ince and Brian Cox are joined by rationalist comedian and musician Tim Minchin.
Melvyn Bragg examines the history of what we know about the origins of the universe.
Angela Saini explores the science of birdsong and its relationship to human language.