The Yanny vs Laurel audio illusion, plumes of water from Europa, the origin of the amphibian-killing fungus, using ice cores to study Ancient Rome’s economy, and clever magpies learn the calls of other birds.
Life in our most Mars-like region on Earth, ancient dice clues about fate and chance, silent crickets and a new species of tardigrade.
The secret to Roman concrete, toxic Martian soil, birds play musical instruments, and the man laughing on the Golden Record.
Dawn arrives at Ceres, large carnivores practice population control, #TheDress, Titan could have life unlike anything on Earth, Russia pulls out of the ISS and emulsifiers affecting gut microbiome.
Treating phobias while you sleep, auto-brewery syndrome, no methane on Mars and no aliens on Earth. And the life story of a whale, through its ear wax.
The scalpel that sniffs for cancer cells, chimps and orangutans with autobiographical memories, switching off Down’s syndrome genes, and the giant viruses that might be an entirely new domain of life.