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Your Inner Fish Clip
Your Inner Fish Clip

You may not think you have much in common with fish, but...

Will You Lose Your Job to a Robot?
Will You Lose Your Job to a Robot?

Professor Martin Smith discusses how will robots shape our society in the future.

The Curious Case of Spotted Hyaenas and Sex
The Curious Case of Hyaenas and Sex

Spotted hyaenas are far more remarkable than their evil, cackling scavenger label.

Super Silk: The Material of the Future
Super Silk

As the strongest natural material we know of silk is a truly astonishing substance!

Why Are Paper Cuts So Painful?
Why Are Paper Cuts So Painful?

Paper cuts are the bane of every book lover, but why do they cause so much pain?

Wonders of Life Clip
Converting Energy: Wonders of Life Clip

Professor Brian Cox talks about how life converts and uses energy.

Wonders of Life Clip
Life and Energy: Wonders of Life Clip

Watch Brian Cox explain how concentration gradients could answer the origins of life.

In Photos: Operation Iceberg
Operation Iceberg in Photos

The Operation Iceberg team follow the epic journey of an iceberg out at sea.

In Photos: The Truth About Exercise
The Truth About Exercise in Photos

Michael Mosley pushes his body to the edge to find out The Truth About Exercise.

In Photos: Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery
Blood and Guts in Photos

See more from Michael Mosley's history of surgery; Blood and Guts.

Eden Science Trailer
Eden Science Trailer

Showcasing Origins of Us, How Earth Made Us and Decoding Neanderthals.

Inside Nature's Giants Trailer - Hippo and Baboon
Inside Nature's Giants Trailer

Uncovering the hippo and baboon in Inside Nature's Giants.

Inside Nature's Giants Trailer - Python, Polar Bear and Giant Squid
Inside Nature's Giants Trailer

Uncovering the python, polar bear and giant squid in Inside Nature's Giants.

In Photos: Inside Nature's Giants
Inside Nature's Giants in Photos

Photos of the series that get under the skin of nature's marvels; Inside Nature's Giants.

In Photos: Eyes of Atacama
Eyes of Atacama in Photos

ALMA is the biggest observatory ever and it takes space observation to new heights.

Brave New World Trailer
Brave New World Trailer

Prof Stephen Hawking presents the scientific breakthroughs of the 21st century.

In Photos: To Boldly Go
To Boldly Go in Photos

Kevin Fong looks at how we can survive underwater and how the body responds to altitude.

Would a coin dropped from the Empire State Building kill you?
Would a coin dropped from the Empire State Building kill you?

Greg Foot wonders whether a coin dropped from the Empire State Building would kill you?

If you jump in a falling lift will it save you?
If you jump in a falling lift will it save you?

If you find yourself in a falling lift can you survive by jumping at the last minute?

Why is chilli hot even if it's cold?
Why is chilli hot even if it's cold?

Greg Foot wonders how come a chilli is so hot even when it's cold?

If you're stranded on a desert island, should you drink your own urine?
If you're stranded on a desert island, should you drink your own urine?

Could you get by drinking your own urine? Greg Foot explains whether it's possible.

In Photos: The Secrets of Everything
The Secrets of Everything in Photos

Exploring questions like whether you could survive a falling lift or why the sky is blue.

In Photos: Super Smart Animals
Super Smart Animals in Photos

Liz Bonnin meets some incredibly intelligent animals.

In Photos: Secrets of Our Living Planet
Secrets of Our Living Planet in Photos

New scientific discoveries reveal some incredibly improbable connections.

Why Comedy Will Die in the Year 6000
Why Comedy Will Die in the Year 6000

Ben Miller reflects on the similarities between evolution and comedy.

Space, the Private Sector and the Final Frontier
Space, the Private Sector and the Final Frontier

Earlier human exploration provides key lessons for mankind’s future direction in space.

How Science is Unravelling the Impacts of Our Ancient Ancestors on Animal Extinctions and Climate Change
How Science is Unravelling the Impacts of Our Ancient Ancestors on Animal Extinctions and Climate Change

America and Eurasia were once home to the sort of mammals that draw tourists to Africa.

Perhaps Scientists Do
Perhaps Scientists Do "Play God", and Perhaps They Are Right To Do So

Much like love, synthetic biology can mean different things to different people.

The Milky Way's Four Alien Civilisations and Why a Close Encounter is Unlikely
The Milky Way's Four Alien Civilisations and Why a Close Encounter is Unlikely

In recent decades, technology has allowed us to move beyond pure speculation about aliens.

Charlotte Uhlenbroek on Chimp Humour
Charlotte Uhlenbroek on Chimp Humour

Charlotte Uhlenbroek talks about Freud the chimp.

Charlotte Uhlenbroek on Chimp Human Gestures
Charlotte Uhlenbroek on Chimp Human Gestures

Charlotte Uhlenbroek tells how she saw a chimp wiping the dirt off his hand with a leaf.

Charlotte Uhlenbroek on Chimp Relationships
Charlotte Uhlenbroek on Chimp Relationships

Charlotte Uhlenbroek talks about the relationships chimps have with their siblings.

In Photos: Museum of Life
Museum of Life in Photos

There are 70 million specimens to explore in the wonderful NHM.

In Photos: Solar System
Solar System in Photos

View our solar system's eight planetary bodies from the comfort of Earth.

In Photos: Auroras
Auroras in Photos

Aurora's are natural light displays particularly visible at high latitudes.

In Photos: Wonders of the Solar System
Wonders of the Solar System in Photos

Explore the different facets of our solar system with Prof Brian Cox.

In Photos: Wonders of the Universe
Wonders of the Universe in Photos

Who better to explore the universe with than Prof Brian Cox?

Why do Narwhals have a Tusk?
Why do Narwhals have a Tusk?

The exact function of the narwhal's tusk has troubled scientists for years.

An Experiment to Change the World: Nuclear Fusion
Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear fusion is one of the most awesome powers in the Universe.

What is the Higgs Boson?
What is the Higgs Boson?

Has the hunt for the elusive Higgs particle come to an end?