The truth behind antibiotic research
Deep in the rainforests, there is a bird call which mimics a chainsaw… or is there? James Doyle investigates the truth about the legendary Lyrebird.
Last year, Greenpeace revealed that scientists were receiving money from fossil fuel companies to cast doubt on climate change. Is your research for sale, too?
If being confident has ever won you a job interview, or if you’ve ever accidentally stolen a pen from a friend, you might have evolution to thank or blame.
Reza Rezaei Javan investigates syncytins – viral genes that are essential for our survival
Many academics believe that only humans can ‘mentally time travel’ to relive their experiences and imagine future ones. But Iona Twaddell reveals new research which indicates humans may not be so unique as scrub jays may share some of the same memory abilities.
In the first online-only feature from I, Science Issue 30, Jess Norris finds out how our genes and environment – and our smell – affect who we fall in love with
Matt Sargeant asks if addiction will still be a major societal problem by the 22nd Century, and whether pharmacology might have the answer
Mutations are ticks on the molecular clock, and can now be used to measure evolutionary distances
Universe-ending paradoxes aside, Andrew McMahon discusses what physics has to say about time machines
Why studying our microbial friends may reveal how and why we age