In his new book and radio series Neuropolis, comedian Rob Newman offers his own unique take on the science of the brain. We caught up with him to find out why he decided to tackle this most complex of subjects…
Songs about science – not the most likely genre to trouble to Top 40, but you’d be surprised as to how enthusiastic scientists are at teaching their art through song. Oh yes, and comedians also seem to be on a similar wavelength. Here are some of our favourite science songs.
After years spent in dark comedy clubs and cramped rooms above pubs, Mary O’Hara knows what makes her laugh. But what else can a good joke do? She meets the performers and researchers who say that comedy can change how we think and even how we act.
Comedian Sara Pascoe has been thinking about the essence and origins of female sexuality - we speak to her about her new book, Animal.