News

26/03/2015 - 10:28
Submitted by James Lloyd
Forget swallowing fat-busting pills every day. Scientists have programmed microbes to make molecules that suppress hunger, so losing weight might be as simple as drinking water laced with bacteria....
24/03/2015 - 16:36
Submitted by James Lloyd
If there's a fierce, car-sized creature with hundreds of teeth on your tail, there's only one thing to do: run! Palaeontologists have unearthed fossils of a new species of monster amphibian...
23/03/2015 - 14:35
Submitted by Jason Goodyer
Have you ever started sneezing with a dripping nose and streaming eyes while trying to enjoy the blossoming plants in the warmth of spring? Well help may soon be on the way, as scientists could be...
20/03/2015 - 11:46
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Tues 24 March The Life Scientific BBC Radio 4, 9:00-9:30am Jim Al-Khalili chats to leading scientists about their life and work....
04/03/2015 - 09:57
Submitted by James Lloyd
If you’ve ever watched The Walking Dead or World War Z, the chances are you’ve considered your escape route in the event of these zombie nightmares becoming a reality. So what's the...
27/02/2015 - 16:25
Submitted by Jason Goodyer
A quick look at your partner’s hands might be all you need to know about your relationship. Researchers at McGill University have unveiled a new secret in fortune telling: finger length could...
27/02/2015 - 10:05
Submitted by Jason Goodyer
Daydreaming. A welcome escape from those inevitable moments of boredom, but a habit you’ve probably been told to kick once or twice. Yet now, maybe you can finally relax and let your mind...
24/02/2015 - 12:33
Submitted by James Lloyd
The mystery of dark matter has long been a cause of confusion and debate. Yet now, the blame for something entirely unexpected has been pinned on this phenomenon. According to a professor at New York...
13/02/2015 - 10:11
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Sat 14 February How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson BBC Two, 7:35-8:35pm Science writer Steven Johnson reveals some of the lesser-...
06/02/2015 - 10:43
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Sun 8 February Animals in Love BBC One, 6:00-7:00pm Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Liz Bonnin explores how animals meet and...
06/02/2015 - 09:00
Submitted by James Lloyd
  Have your say in a new magazine we are thinking of launching at Immediate Media! We are running some group discussions in London and Bristol and are looking for BBC Focus readers to take part...
30/01/2015 - 14:55
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Sun 1 February Animals in Love BBC One, 6:00-7:00pm Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Liz Bonnin explores how animals meet and...
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here