What is the state of our marine ecosystems from Australia through to Japan and the Great lakes in the USA? What is happening to the Great Barrier Reef and what can we learn from islands near Japan on the future of our reef? Plus how does salting our roads impact the Great Lakes.
When are you at your most random? How do we measure random and what does it really mean to be random? Plus how underlying biases in data set can propagate through algorithms and the apps in our everyday lives.
Tiny creatures can pack a big punch but we need to be alert not alarmed. While Whitetail spiders are painful they're not as dangerous as media would have you believe. The cute blenny fish has a unique venom that can make predators chill out. Plus even plankton can hunt prey.
Against viral infection, a quick offence is the best defence. So that's where a good playbook comes in with CRISPR. Plus making sure jumping genes don't unravel your DNA.