Geoff Watts investigates the methods and motivations behind basic medical research.
Extreme Polar Environments
Geoff Watts meets the scientists who study polar life in freezing conditions.
The 2009 Science Book Prize Winner and The Evolution of Technology
Geoff Watts discusses science books, biography, brains and the evolution of technology.
Humans and Robots
Geoff Watts explores the relationship between humans and robots.
Nuclear Weapons Testing
Geoff Watts finds out how scientists investigate nuclear test ban treaty violations.
Meteorite Hunters and the Comedy of Change
Geoff Watts meets meteorite hunters tracking down the birth of planets.
Cooking and Human Evolution
Geoff Watts dives into underwater archaeology and how cooking transformed human evolution.
Astronomical Discoveries and Future Space Exploration
Geoff Watts looks back on great astronomical discoveries and future space exploration.
On the Origin of the Species
Geoff Watts looks back on the 150 years since Darwin's Origin of Species was published.
Climate Change and Our Cities, NASA row and Tracking the Walrus
Geoff Watts visits Greenland to investigate the migratory habits of the walrus.
New Insights into DNA and The Big Bang Recreated
Jonathan Stewart looks at the Great Barrier Reef's role in the climate change debate.
Birth Order IQ and Human Susceptibility to HIV
Scientists have worked out why elder children have a higher IQ than younger siblings.
Artificial Bacteria and Endangered Parrots
What might Gordon Brown's leadership might mean for science and research?
Royal Society Summer Exhibition
Geoff Watts visits the Royal Society to see some of the science on display.
Giant Watery Planet and Robot Physiotherapists
Geoff Watts reports on the discovery of a distant giant planet.
Fossil Findings in China and Corn as a Biofuel
Geoff Watts reports on new fossil findings in China.
Flood Split Europe and Arctic Aquatics
How did Britain become separated from mainland Europe?
The UK's Wet Weather and Leonardo's Great Lady
Geoff Watts reports on a new study linking increased global rainfall to human activity.
Why aren’t more women in computer science?
Computing history is filled with the accomplishments of women. But where are they now?
A Downton woman uses social media to sell her hand made nut butter.
Game on 250619 D&D and Niantic London
Adveturers Wanted are taking their mix of theatre and Dungeons and Dragons to Edinburgh.
Dave Gorman and guest Matthew Wright chew over ridiculous and unworkable inventions.
Adam Walton travels across North Wales in search of snakes.