"It’s about animals which have inspired us": Patrick Aryee explains all #30Animals
Kingfisher and bullet train
The story of the bird and the engineer. How the kingfisher inspired the design of a train
Octopus and camouflage
The eight-limbed master of disguise and surveillance technology. #30Animals
Mosquito and surgical needle
The blood sucking pest and a pain free surgical needle #30Animals
Woodpecker and black box
A bird’s remarkable skull and the quest to protect aeroplane flight recorders. #30animals
Bat and visual aid
Click, click! A bat’s navigational skills could be life changing to people who are blind
Tardigrade and vaccine transport
A tiny creature that may help us make vaccines last longer to move them across the globe
Firefly and lightbulb
The secrets of a firefly’s glow could help us brighten our lives. #30Animals
Mussel and plywood
How a trip to the beach led to the development of a glue and a formaldehyde-free plywood
Termite and ventilation system
A building which heats and cools itself? How was that possible? Termites had the answer
The Circular Economy
Adam Walton explores the science behind the circular economy.
The spy in your smartphone
Hackers installed surveillance software on phones using a flaw in messaging app WhatsApp.
Tim flies solo and tries a digital detox.
Game On - Ivor and me
David Housden talks about making music for games
Bangor Science Festival
Adam Walton previews the 2019 Bangor Science Festival.