Meet the Scientist
15th August 2019
Make yourself less susceptible to mental illness by simply going outside for a quick stroll... why not take a friend?
9th July 2019
Chances are that you've had at least one x-ray in your lifetime, but have you ever wondered how they see inside you?
6th June 2019
How is climate change happening and what is it doing to our planet? Hint: It's not just changing the temperature.
25th April 2019
How clean is the water that you drink? Come and hear about Gitanjali's technology that can detect lead in water!
25th March 2019
The very same virus that causes cold sores has been found to treat certain types of cancer! Find out more here.
14th March 2019
It's time to find out if going out without a coat is really the cause of catching those pesky colds in winter!
1st March 2019
Whooping cough was once a disease of the past but is now in our present and future. What has caused this disease to come back?
28th February 2019
How would you cope without a satnav or map? Whales make it look easy, migrating over 5000km every year without getting lost!
16th February 2019
The anti-vax community seems to be ever-growing, with some potentially dangerous outcomes.
12th February 2019
How come we can ignore our clothes touching our skin, but when someone shouts numbers while we count, it makes it impossible?
30th January 2019
A lot of us tend to feel the effects of winter. So, what is it about this time of year that can make us feel so sluggish?
23rd January 2019
Tears are always needed to protect the eye, but there is a difference between these tears and the tears we cry when we're sad.
17th January 2019
Babies kicking in the womb is a precious moment, but why do they do it? HINT: It's not because they're restless!
5th January 2019
Corals are often viewed as vulnerable victims of global warming, but check out the incredible way that they hunt for their food!
23rd December 2018
How do figure skater stay balanced while they glide along the ice and perform their intricate tricks and turns?
21st December 2018
Making perfect meringues takes a lot of skill and scientific knowledge. Here are our top tips for perfect meringues every time!
19th December 2018
Making snowballs isn't as easy as it may seem and understanding the physics behind it will guarantee you perfect snowballs!
17th December 2018
Making a sturdy gingerbread house takes some engineering knowledge. We've broken it down into easy steps to a perfect gingerbread house.
14th December 2018
This cool experiment doubles as a super pretty Christmas decoration! The great thing about this is you can make any shape too!
12th December 2018
Rudolph is by far the most famous reindeer due to his bright red nose! So what could possibly cause this?
10th December 2018
You may have noticed that when you buy chocolate coated food from the shop, it's always so smooth and round! How do they do it?
8th December 2018
Bungee jumping is a sport for adrenaline junkies, but how exactly does the jump work? The simple answer is physics!
6th December 2018
Let's be honest, nearly all of us have turned the shower into a karaoke stage! Why is it that we all choose the shower as the venue?
4th December 2018
There's a reason why humans don't live in Antarctica but penguins do. They have special adaptations to help them survive the cold!
2nd December 2018
Luckily testing on animals for cosmetics is now illegal in the UK, but why did we use to do it and what methods did they use?
12th November 2018
Is it possible to grow vegetables in space? NASA have been experimenting to find the answers! Let's hope astronauts have green fingers!
29th October 2018
Did you know that turtles haven't always been able to hide in their shells? Click here to take a look at their evolution!
20th October 2018
We all use keys on a daily basis, but how do they actually work? We've broken down the mechanics for you, so take a look!
11th October 2018
Although bats aren't blind, they do fly at night and need to be able to see! So how do they do it?
24th September 2018
It's true that animals appreciate music, but science shows that you may be playing them all the wrong things!
5th September 2018
Onions are well known for making us cry but why do they do it and how can we stop it happening?
31st July 2018
To celebrate the new Mamma Mia film, we've taken a look at how Sophie could find her real Dad through paternity tests!
17th July 2018
We know that lions roar to show authority, but did you know humans can do the same thing? We can judge size by vocalisation!
7th July 2018
You may have tried popping candy before, but do you know why it goes so wild as soon as it enters your mouth?
15th June 2018
Humans are becoming a threat to animals and in response, they are becoming nocturnal to avoid them!
14th June 2018
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has just been released, but how were the dinosaurs bought to life?
4th June 2018
Harry and Meghan's wedding was big news, but we're more interested in the future royal baby! Will be ginger or not? Find out here!
A new antibiotic comes from an unusual animal! Click on the picture to find out more.
2nd June 2018
We're all guilty of being too lazy to take our makeup off some nights, but here's why you shouldn't make a habit of it!
5th August 2019
Could it be that human evolution hasn't actually been advantageous? Our self-destructive behaviour suggests so.
11th June 2019
Ancestry kits are all the rage recently, but how do they work and what information can they find out about you?
2nd June 2019
How do microRNAs affect gene expression and the possible implication in diseases! Come and take a journey underground.
2nd April 2019
What is it about labradors that makes them so susceptible to putting on weight? Could it be their puppy eyes?
22nd March 2019
Before us modern humans, Neanderthals roamed the Earth! But why did they disappear? Was it disaster, war or sex?
4th March 2019
Have you ever wondered what happens to cold-blood animals in the cold? Do they migrate south like geese or hibernate like bears?
March is Blood Clot Awareness Month! Blood clots can be fatal and taking The Pill increases your risk, but how?
22nd February 2019
Have you ever wondered about the genetic makeup of your labrador? It may explain why they have a pink or black nose!
13th February 2019
Find out more about Laika, the first animal to orbit the Earth. This canine cosmonaut paved the way for future space travel!
7th February 2019
If the HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer, why are boys also starting to be vaccinated? Find out more here!
24th January 2019
Neuroscience has shown that teenagers need their lie-ins, so with this in mind, should school be starting later to accomodate?
22nd January 2019
Meet the world's most indestructible animal, capable of living in climates colder than the Arctic and warmer than the Sahara Desert!
15th January 2019
Let's explore the 'Flat Earth Theory' and find out why some people believe that the earth isn't actually spherical... they even have a society!
24th December 2018
Hot drinks don't just make you feel physically warm inside, but also emotionally warm. They increase feelings of compassion and trust!
22nd December 2018
Everyone loves a good slump on the sofa after Christmas dinner, but is the turkey to blame for your tiredness?
20th December 2018
Fireworks are so beautiful that you almost forget that they're essentially sky explosions! Here's how they work...