On the news this week: Ebola outbreak in Congo; study shows large number of childhood cancer cases undiagnosed; and the global youth climate strike.
On the news this week: unmanned space capsule successfully docked onto the ISS; the Trump administration is considering reevaluating climate change; and is TV bad for your memory?
Round up of this weeks news: Extinction Rebellion demonstration on London bridges over concern for climate crisis; “flushable” wet wipes are not actually flushable; and kilogram now defined in terms of electric current.
Round-up of this week’s news: spinal cord implants used to treat paralysis; children’s climate lawsuit to progress; and scientist to feature on new £50 note.
On this weeks show: the IGCC report on climate change; Dr Strickland’s rejected Wikipedia page; peer review gone wrong; and rewilding projects in Scotland. Join us for some lighthearted conversations about science.
Just what caused us to fall back into the bitter cold of midwinter when spring was meant to be on the horizon?
Much to dismay of world-leading scientists, environmentalists, and politicians alike, President Trump has frequently branded climate change as “fake news” during his campaign.
Can a website encouraging public discussion on energy help save us all from the perils of a warming climate?
Several American medical societies are working together to educate the public on the health risks of climate change
A recent study suggests a unique solution to ‘re-stocking’ arctic sea ice being destroyed by increasing global temperatures
Authors Adam Corner and Jamie Clarke suggest a fresh approach to engaging the public in to taking action against climate change.
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?
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?
Find out what happened when we spent a day with the orchids ‘visiteering’ at the Natural History Museum.
In the first part of our series on green spaces, we look at how the world’s megacities are getting ahead in the sustainability game.
Three cities that are doing their best to halt climate change
We interviewed UK politicians, environment advocates and students who attended the Imperial College Climate Symposium last month.
Samuel Lickiss reviews an unsettling exploration of science and history in our oceans’ mysterious depths.
Emma Brown looks at how new genetic research on the mysterious and fragile world of the American eel might help conservation projects
Iona Twaddell compares the major environmental issue of the 1980s with climate change and asks if there are lessons to learn
Emma Brown finds that mountains may not be the shapes we thought they were – when considering wildlife habitat – and this may be good news
Anna Ikarashi on how agriculture today will make it harder for future generations to feed themselves
It’s IVF, Jim, but…. Mary Hagedorn is preserving coral biodiversity with giant condoms
London in turmoil in 2050: Kate Whittington and Connie Orbach review New Atlantis
As New Atlantis, the new immersive theatre experience gets ready to launch, Connie Orbach and Neil Stoker interview creative Producer Andy Franzkowiak about working with scientists, and engaging people at a deeper level with important scientific issues.
Kat Austen, chemist-turned-artist,tells us why she’s drowning little people in her bath in a new science-based immersive theatre experience
‘Robotic dolphins’ were sent to Antarctica. What have they revealed about climate change?
Brighton’s Sea-Life Centre welcomes Prof Jim Al-Khalili OBE and Dr Helen Czerksi for a fantastic night of science, discussion and comedy..
In the last fortnight: the OCO-2 satellite launch, a badger reprieve and energy subsidy stats …
The wet weather last winter is likely to be repeated and climate models are showing why …