By Kirsten Bos
Archeology and genetics combine to reveal what caused the Black Death.
By Susan Watt
Civil engineer John Burland talks about the perils and practicalities of supporting some of the world’s most iconic buildings.
By Eleanor Hayes
CERN’s director general tells the story behind the Higgs boson – and describes the next steps.
By Nina Notman
Biologist Juliana Machado Ferreira is using science to combat wildlife traffickers in Brazil.
What makes viruses so virulent? Why do we enjoy music? Why is the Alhambra so beautiful? The answer? Mathematics!
As a child, Maggie Aderin-Pocock dreamed of going into space. She hasn’t quite managed it yet, but she’s got pretty close, as she tells Eleanor Hayes.
To change the world would be amazing enough. Mike Brown changed the Solar System. Eleanor Hayes explains.
Evolutionary geneticist Svante Pääbo tells Eleanor Hayes how he excavates the genome to understand human evolution.
All major X-ray and neutron facilities employ instrument scientists, who are experimental experts, liaison officers and researchers rolled into one. Andrew Wildes from the Institut Laue-Langevin explains how he juggles his daily tasks.
Tim Birkhead tells Karin Ranero Celius about promiscuous birds and teaching science students.
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