Richard Hollingham investigates the questions raised by synthetic biology. Read more
Richard Hollingham investigates the questions raised by synthetic biology.
Sue Broom visits the UK's first specialist placenta clinic in Manchester.
Sue Nelson joins scientists down a mine on their search for the elusive dark matter.
Population Growth and Global Warming
Geoff Watts explores the relationship between global warming and a changing population.
Is now the time right for Europe to allow widespread cultivation of GM crops?
DNA Analysis of Asylum Seekers
Gerry Northam explores proposals to check asylum seekers' credentials using DNA analysis.
Earthquakes in Southeast Asia
Roland Pease reports on the continuing threat of earthquakes in southeast Asia.
Acts of Creation
What will it mean to us once scientists are eventually able to recreate life from scratch?
Richard Hollingham meets the scientists trying to track our carbon emissions.
Geoff Watts looks past failures and future hopes for vaccine development.
Hydrogen for Transport
Gareth Mitchell asks what happened to hydrogen cars.
Vivienne Parry reports on new research into tackling muscle wastage.
Graphene - the new wonder material
Roland Pease reports on a new form of carbon that looks set to transform technology.
Is a new personalised drug for skin cancer set to revolutionise cancer medicine?
After the Volcano
Tracey Logan asks if scientists are ready for the next Icelandic volcanic eruption.
Richard Hollingham asks if legislation to control nanoparticles is adequate.
Would you eat artificial meat, grown in the lab? Geoff Watts investigates.
The end of Moore's Law?
Is it the end of the road for the computer revolution? Roland Pease investigates.
Do our children inherit the impact of our life experiences as well as our genes?
In a new series, Geoff Watts investigates the bacteria flourishing on our bodies.
Sue Broom meets the scientists using GM technology to control animal disease.
Roland Pease reports from Japan on the lessons learnt from the recent tsunami.
What's wrong with earthquake science? Roland Pease investigates.
How a meteorite that landed on Earth 100 years ago is helping astronomers explore Mars.
Ageing and Telomeres
Is there a test for how long you will live? Controversies in cutting edge ageing research.
Did CERN scientists really break the universal speed limit? Roland Pease investigates.
Exploring Antarctica's subglacial lakes for new lifeforms and future sea level rise clues.
Vivienne Parry explores the crucial role the hormone leptin plays in the body.
Antivirals. Kevin Fong looks at new techniques to cure all viral infections.
Geoff Watts explores the origins of depression and efforts to find new treatments.
Gareth Mitchell ask how near we are to achieving hypersonic flight.