Matthew Hill explores the Chinese approach to organ transplantation.
China's Organ Transplants
Who To Believe?
Tourism and Transparency
Cooling the City
How can we adapt and prepare our cities for extreme weather conditions?
Tracking the First Animals on Earth
In search of the first animals on the Earth, more than half a billion years ago
The Genius of Accidents
Viagra and CRISPR
Viagra was first developed to treat heart disease, but it had some surprising side-effects
The Big Bang and Jet Streams
Evidence for the big bang was initially thought to be a mistake in the data
Finding the Coelacanths
A huge, four-limbed fish, was discovered 65 million years after its supposed extinction
Why We Fell In Love with Plastic
Professor Mark Miodownik explores our love/hate relationship with plastic.
How Much Plastic Can We Recycle?
The China Syndrome
China's ban on importing other countries' waste plastic is having a big impact
Alex Bellos meets the supercalculators taking part in the Mental Calculation World Cup.
The story of one of the most iconic photos of the last 50 years
Eddington's Eclipse and Einstein's Celebrity
Philip Ball tells the story of Arthur Eddington's confirmation of general relativity.
Science Stories: Series 7
Lucretius, Sheep and Atoms
Two thousand years ago Lucretius composed about atoms and the natural world
Philip Ball tells the story of Johannes Kepler and the six cornered snowflake.
Ibn al-Haytham: The Father of Modern Optics
The Arabic scholar who showed how light and the human eye produce our sense of vision
Eye in the Sky
SOFIA is a flying observatory setting out to study Titan, Saturn’s biggest moon
Back from the Dead
The hunt for the Night Parrot: a fat, dumpy, green parrot that lives in the desert
Trouble in paradise
How scientists are trying to eradicate rats and mosquitoes threatening French Polynesia
Tracks across time
Scientists race to save a set of 95-million-year-old footprints
Chemists' Dirty Secrets
From the Crimean War to the end of World War Two
Andrea Sella looks at the role chemists have played in the development of weapons
From the Cold War to the present day
The role chemists have played in the development of chemical weapons
ShakeAlertLA - California’s earthquake early warning system
The mobile app that will warn southern Californians if an earthquake is heading their way
Roland Pease investigates the growing fire hazard in California
Unbottling the past
The discovery and recreation of an iconic perfume formula for Soir de Paris
The Life Scientific
Donna Strickland and extremely powerful lasers
Donna Strickland on inventing extremely powerful lasers and winning a Nobel Prize
Ken Gabriel on why your smartphone is smart
Ken Gabriel on inventing micro devices found in smartphones
Corinne Le Quéré on carbon and climate
Corinne Le Quéré on carbon and the global climate
The hottest science news, stories and analysis with Dr Karl
Nitrogen fertiliser reduction, the public on farms, circadian rhythms of plants
Charlotte Smith asks Guy Smith if farming can achieve zero net emissions by 2040.
Introducing The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry
Hannah Fry and Adam Rutherford investigate scientific mysteries sent in by listeners.
Gabrielle Walker finds if Aristotle's treatise on meteorology stands the test of time.
Jallianwala Grove: Remembering the 1919 massacre in Amritsar
The first memorial to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre has been created in Britain.