The Timeline of Human Evolution

We’re taking you for a ride through evolutionary memory lane, carefully listing the members of our long family tree.

How a design and culture revolution could help us tackle our plastic problem

It’s not a simple problem and it doesn’t have a simple answer — but here’s what we can do.

In conversation with… Jane Goodall

As Jane Goodall turns 80, Henry Nicholls talks to her about her remarkable career.

The anti-plastic straw movement: What it is, Why it matters, and Is it a good thing?

We need to talk about plastic straws — and about banning plastic straws.

The science of superstition – and why people believe in the unbelievable

Black cats, 13, lucky charms — why do so many people fall for them?

Myths about Hay Fever — and how to beat it

Hay fever is in full swing, and the myths are a-plenty.

What are the steps of DNA replication

DNA replication is the basis for biological inheritance.

What is Pi?

If you’re not a fan of straight lines, you’ll love Pi.

How long before the world runs out of fossil fuels?

They won’t run out during your lifetime, but there’s a catch…

How Millennials are changing the face of the food industry

It’s not all avocado and chia seeds.

Why do we stretch?

We all do it.

Why do snakes flick their tongues?

It’s probably not what you think it is.

What is the Greenhouse effect, and why it’s (currently) bad for us

A look at the process which makes life on Earth possible — but may topple our society if taken too far.

Why do cats knead?

It’s a rare moment when kitty feels relaxed and loved. Don’t ruin it!

What is Borax and is it safe?

It’s a common ingredient in cleaning products, but it’s probably better you stay away from it.

How many galaxies are there?

Talk about a big count!

Help win the war (for our planet) by planting a Climate Victory Garden

Fighting climate change is as easy as growing some food!

The most remote tribe in the world — untouched and uncontacted

The amazing history of a tribe forgotten by time.

What makes things cute?

It’s obviously kittens. Just stick kittens to everything.

The most delicious math problem there is: The Incompatible Food Triad

Can you find the solution to this delicious math problem?