Science

Epilepsy: understanding the disorder

Epilepsy causes repeated seizures, and is estimated to affect more than 500,000 people in the UK

The science of procrastination

Scientists have been studying how people study so that you can study better

Debunking for Dummies: What’s the fuss about 3-parent babies?

This instalment isn’t actually debunking. Sorry. It is about a contentious issue though

Your coffee addiction might not be such a bad thing

Don’t kick the habit just yet

Debunking for Dummies: alternative medicine

What do you call alternative medicine which works? Medicine

The science behind why I decided to eat less meat

Eating less meat is key to saving the climate, says the UN. Emily Collins explains

Do Elephants Grieve?

Do elephants mourn their dead ancestors?

Debunking for Dummies: the Disney measles outbreak

Steve Scott reckons that anti-vaccine groups are taking the Mickey

Is it ever safe to scrape the mould off your food?

You’re doing food storage wrong and we want to help

Are you feeling hangry?

Some people become monsters when they haven’t eaten. Here’s the science of ‘hangry’