Nature

Double Pumpkin Mutation! Plant makes two pumpkins per leaf / root node!

OK so my pumpkin is making two pumpkins per root node where they normally would only make one! Mutations are part of plant breeding and natural...

Seal on Ice

Numbering about 360 individuals, the Saimaa ringed seal is one of the rarest seals in the world and can only be found in the Saimaa water system in...

Anatomy of a hunt: Speed, strategy and survival

As predators chase down their prey on the open savanna it’s a race for survival. Lions and cheetahs are some of the most athletic animals on the...

ALS: A video legacy

This documentary features two projects that are helping people with a terminal neurodegenerative disease to record video messages for their...

Ant architecture: The simple rules of ant construction

Fire ants work together to build complex structures out of their own bodies. Research that reveals the simple rules behind this behaviour could be...

Digital doctor: AI singles out skin cancer from photos

Can a computer recognise skin cancer? Andre Esteva and colleagues have trained a neural network to identify the difference between harmless moles...