Can we defy ageing? Scientists discover that taurine can improve lifespan and health in animals.
Author: Jennifer Black
How do superpowered salamanders regenerate their brains and can humans do it too? Jennifer investigates.
In 2022, scientists now have the most complete genome of Homo sapiens in history. How did we get here? Jennifer investigates.
Can we use the ‘junk’ in our DNA to fight back against cancer? Jennifer investigates the disease cancer and how blind mole rats can repurpose ‘junk’ in their DNA to stop cancer before it starts.
Deep below the ice shelves of Antarctica, some creatures call this hostile environment home. Jennifer investigates how these ice shelves formed over generations and explores how scientists today made the startling discovery of immobile life beneath the ice shelf.
True love’s first (and only) kiss. Jennifer investigates the unusual approach deep-sea anglerfish take to finding love.
Jennifer investigates the odd effects travelling off the Earth has on the human body and mind.
What is a vaccine, why do we need them and what’s new in the field? Jennifer investigates the world of vaccines and how they contribute to our health.