Blogs

07/03/2014 - 16:53
Submitted by James Lloyd

This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...

 

Sun 9 March

The Sky At Night
BBC Four, 10.00-10.30pm
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03/03/2014 - 15:22
Submitted by James Lloyd

The next time you head down to your local polling station, consider this: scientists have found that negative emotions such as anxiety can harden our political attitudes.

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28/02/2014 - 13:10
Submitted by James Lloyd

This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...

 

Mon 3 March

My Teacher is an App
BBC Radio 4, 8.00-8.30pm...

26/02/2014 - 15:58
Submitted by James Lloyd

When hurricanes hit land, they can have a devastating impact, killing thousands and causing billions of pounds' worth of damage. But now, US scientists think they may have found a way to tame...

21/02/2014 - 10:51
Submitted by Guest

Ever exaggerated on your CV, or embellished anecdotes? Lots of us do, but surely we’re just being creative with the truth…? Indeed, it may be reasonable for fibbers to paint...

20/02/2014 - 16:19
Submitted by James Lloyd

This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...

 

Mon 24 February

My Teacher is an App
BBC Radio 4, 8.00-8.30pm...

19/02/2014 - 15:50
Submitted by Guest

We know elephants are socially sophisticated – they bury their dead, look after each other’s calves, and help injured friends. Now, scientists at Emory University in the US have found...

14/02/2014 - 15:29
Submitted by James Lloyd

This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...

 

Sat 15 February

All You Need Is Lab: How Science and...

14/02/2014 - 11:35
Submitted by James Lloyd

Hand bikes are tricycles that are pedalled to speeds in excess of 56km/h (35mph) in the Paralympics. One problem with hand bikes is the brake cables. With the brakes mounted on the same cranks...

14/02/2014 - 11:00
Submitted by James Lloyd

What’s that spark we feel when meeting someone that ignites our passions? What exactly is that odd feeling of elation and fixation? This Valentine’s Day, Focus looks...

13/02/2014 - 10:19
Submitted by James Lloyd

You might not think of maths as especially beautiful, but scientists have found that the sight of an elegant equation activates the same part of the brain as a beautiful piece of art of music....

11/02/2014 - 11:57
Submitted by Jason Goodyer

Copenhagen Zoo has sparked international controversy after killing Marius, an otherwise perfectly healthy giraffe, as his genes were deemed too close to those of the seven other animals kept in...

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