Peter Evans meets dinosaur hunters discovering new species of the creatures every week. Read more
Peter Evans meets dinosaur hunters discovering new species of the creatures every week.
No longer stuck in the realm of fantasy, the invisibility cloak is to become a reality.
Peter Evans meets people with amusia and finds out what's happening in their brains.
Peter Evans meets the scientists devising schemes to rebalance the Earth's climate.
Peter Evans on how the study of the ageing process has opened up a new field of medicine.
The Gamma Ray Skies
What causes the cosmic explosions of gamma rays observed by scientists?
Peter Evans pays tribute to Carl Linnaeus, the father of taxonomy, born 300 years ago.
Peter Evans asks if high-temperature superconductors are delivering what was expected.
Peter Evans investigates recent advances in brain scanning technology.
Climate Change 30 Years On
Peter Evans asks why it has taken so long for climate change to be generally recognised.
Andrew Luck-Baker describes scientists' efforts to sequence Neanderthal DNA.
Philip Ball takes a look at a new wave of medical inventions.
Hubble Space Telescope
Andrew Luck-Baker meets the astronauts preparing to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
Gareth Mitchell examines attempts to introduce green technology to the shipping industry.
Serious criminal cases seem to increasingly hinge on scientific evidence.
Claudia Hammond investigates new research connecting moral revulsion with physiology.
Mission to Mars
Next year, Russian cosmonauts will simulate a mission to Mars. Richard Hollingham reports.
Gareth Mitchell meets the scientists trying to harvest energy from unlikely sources.
Gabrielle Walker joins scientists to look at the effects of climate change.
Andrew Luck-Baker visits the Pacific islands of Palau to witness a mass spawning.
Medicines for Children
Graham Easton reveals why medicines for children lag behind adults.
One third of amphibians globally are threatened with extinction. Sue Broom investigates.
Sue Broom talks to the food industry who are manipulating foods at the nano scale.
The First Forests
How the first forests transformed the planet 380 million years ago.
Lunar Transient Phenomena
Andrew Luck-Baker explores the mystery of patches of bright light over areas on the Moon.
X-Rays for Peace
Adam Hart-Davis visits the SESAME X-ray project in Jordan.
Gareth Mitchell asks whether or not desalination is the answer to global water shortages.
Richard Hollingham investigates the scientific and environmental uses of algae.
Sue Nelson goes behind the headlines to find out how alcohol affects our health.
Richard Hollingham investigates if bacteria in the atmosphere can influence the weather.
Origins of Childhood
Andrew Luck-Baker asks why humans, unlike other primates, have such a long childhood.