The story of the bird and the engineer. How the kingfisher inspired the design of a train
Kingfisher and bullet 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
Egyptian Cooling Methods
Professor Graeme Maidment asks if ancient Egypt answers today's need for sustainable cool.
Gabrielle Walker finds if Aristotle's treatise on meteorology stands the test of time.
Why gaming's good for you
The You and Yours podcast with Jess Quayle and Simon Hoban
Mesopotamian Wound Healing
Prof Gus McGrouther finds links between his wound healing research and early Mesopotamia.
The promise of smart cities
Do people want to live in places full of sensors linking them to their surroundings?