A farmer can remember what has happened last year and the year before, and can prepare accordingly. But what about plants? How can they pass on their experience to their offspring?
Experimental neuroscience which studies dopamine and the brain’s reward system can shed light on drug addiction, how it works, and how to treat it.
Find out what’s wrong with your favourite featherless dinosaur from this summer’s blockbuster.
Peter Shatwell sifts the fact and the fiction in support of the EmDrive – a proposed space propulsion system that appears to contradict a fundamental law of physics
Has an 18th century anatomist been vindicated by new research on how waste leaves the brain? Rachel David investigates.
Kruit Shrotri looks at why biodiversity has been falling in British woodlands
Sarah Gaunt finds that the Hainan gibbon is hanging on, but only just