Can humans ever achieve immortality? Thomas explains why this may be impossible, referring to a small species of non-ageing jellyfish.
Researchers find that motherly grooming, even after being independent, has unprecedented benefits to young chimps for life. Saugat Bolakhe explores the evolutionary advantages maternal love and shares how the ‘alpha male’ is often wrongfully portrayed in human culture.
Corin Stansfield looks at how the internet and social media has changed the way we talk about our pets, demonstrating how language has evolved in a similar way to our own genes.
True love’s first (and only) kiss. Jennifer investigates the unusual approach deep-sea anglerfish take to finding love.
Vikki Smith explains the science behind grandmothering.
From trainers to high-speed transport, Alex Brumwell discusses the art of biomimicry and nature’s influence on our everyday lives.
Watch that black cat crossing your path! But it may have its own superstitions…
Blood-feeding critters may be terrifying to some, but their evolutionary history is highly fascinating. Thomas MacGillavry explains how blood-feeding has evolved in arthropods and what evolutionary hurdles have to be overcome to do so.