‘English Pompeii’ a fragment of past frozen in time
Relics from the Mary Rose – flagship of England's navy when it sank in 1545 – have finally been reunited with the famous wreck in a new museum offering a view of life in Tudor times. - Read more
‘Living fossil’ extinct frogs found alive
The first amphibian to have been declared extinct by the world's conservation watchdog has been named a 'living fossil' after it was rediscovered alive and well in northern Israel. - Read more
A different kind of genius
When it comes to animal intelligence, your best friend may be smarter than you think. Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods explain. - Read more
Explainer: what is epigenetics?
The word epigenetics means things imposed “on top of genetics”. But what sort of things? - Read more