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.
From morse code to quantum cryptography, Hilary Lamb explores a history of ciphers and codebreakers.
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.
What is the placebo effect and could it resolve the antibiotic crisis? We explore the famed phenomenon that has mystified scientists since its discovery over 200 years ago.