Medical Magic in Mushrooms?

Ingredients in magic mushrooms may have profound therapeutic potential in the treatment of psychological disorders, but under current UK law, it’s almost impossible to study them. We ask Professor David Nutt where scientists can get their hands on some…

Top 10 masters of deception in the natural world

We humans know how to tell a white lie or two. But what about the rest of the natural world? Here we take a look at ten of the most intriguingly deceptive creatures on the planet.

Butterflies: nature’s smartest deceivers

Now that the Natural History Museum’s ‘Sensational Butterfly’ exhibition is open, we take a closer look at the butterfly’s deceptive tactics and probe into the world of camouflage.