By Kruti Shrotri There is a lot of ‘stuff’ in our universe: just five percent of it is the normal matter we’re used to – the matter that makes up you and me,… Continue reading
By Barney Wharam It was billed to be as inspiring as the space program. The sequencing of the human genome, figuring out our DNA code letter for letter, is one of our greatest… Continue reading
By Kruti Shrotri Bacterial infections are becoming a serious threat to society as the bacteria that cause them become increasingly resistant to our current antibiotics. Earlier this year, Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame… Continue reading
By Kruti Shrotri Titan is one of the most intriguing bodies in our solar system. The largest of Saturn’s sixty-two moons, it is the only planetary object other than Earth known to have… Continue reading
By Anna Tiley There really is no doubt about it; I come from a family of major sleepaholics. We really relish a good night’s sleep and, particularly among the Mexican relatives, it’s common… Continue reading
By Marie Rogers In our day-to-day lives we need to make thousands of decisions, big and small: what should I wear? Should I take an umbrella? Is it safe to walk down that… Continue reading
By Lauren Hoskin It comes as no surprise that bulky fibre in the diet makes us feel full. Yet scientists have recently discovered a chemical, released by fibre-guzzling bacteria in the gut, that… Continue reading
By Anna Tiley A recent conversation with a friend somehow turned to the topic of human hair colour. What determines hair colour? And why does it change with age?