Chris Stringer’s Human Evolution

Professor Chris Stringer, an anthropologist from the natural history museum, talks to Graihagh Jackson about his life’s research on human evolution. Chris revolutionised his field with his out-of-Africa theory …

Wild hope: Conservation successes

Our little blue planet is dying. For decades scientists have been warning of the potentially fatal affects of pollution, global warming and deforestation. Yet, we all continue to consume unsustainable quantities of …

Back from Borneo

The Natural History Museum hosts Nature Live events most afternoons in the Darwin Centre and at a recent Nature Live, rainforest researcher Dan Carpenter talked about his work in the rainforests of Borneo. I, Science’s Graihagh Jackson caught up with him and asked about the biodiversity hotspot that’s home to the orangutan.    

Eat Your Heart Out

A Bloody Mary: what more could you want one cold November afternoon? They’re deliciously equipped with tomato juice, a splash of Tabasco and vodka; but at St Bartholomew’s Pathology Museum there was a twist on the traditional mix. Bacon was delicately floated in the beverage to create the suitably named cocktail, Charred Remains. And that […]