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Louis Theroux: Altered States

Louis Theroux has returned to the BBC with a new documentary series Altered States, this time exploring modern life in the United States. The first episode follows the documentarian as…

The global impact of Donald Trump’s environmental policies

A lack of public trust in science is no new phenomena. The anti-vaccination movement has been active since their invention in the 1700s; and schools in countries from Israel to…

The scientific cocktail that could bring us closer to eternal youth

The idea of a single pill or potion that lets you live forever may be limited the realm of science fiction, but thanks to medical research and improvements in quality…

How crowdsourcing DNA solved the mystery of Huskies’ blue eyes

The piercing blue eyes of a Siberian Husky finally have a genetic explanation thanks to crowdsourcing of dog DNA. Researchers from a company called Embark compared the genetic codes from…

Michael Palin in North Korea

It is fair to assume that a documentary focused on a country with frequent human rights violations would be a political one. However, from the first episode of Michael Palin…

The beauty of the praying mantis

Give a mantis a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a mantis to fish, and you’ll realise this clever hunter has already figured it out. A video…

Finding a cure where you least expect it: in a bear’s mouth

Sticking your arm into a bear’s mouth may not be an NHS approved treatment for an infection, but a recent study from the Russian Academy of Sciences suggests otherwise. New…