When you think about living dangerously - smoking, drinking and other risk taking behaviours may be the first things that come to mind.
In February 2000, an international team of biologists met in Hobart, Tasmania to discuss what they believe is a global crisis - the sudden appearance of strange marine micro-organisms capable of po
In our throw away world a plastic bag outlives it's usefulness after around fifteen minutes. A plastic bottle might last a little longer, party balloons a whole occasion.
Antibiotics are the wonder drugs of modern medicine. They've allowed doctors to save and extend life by killing infection and enabling ground breaking surgery.
Have you noticed any weird weather round your place lately? And do you ever wonder if it's normal... or not?
Genetically Modified Food is a perplexing and hotly debated issue. Will it help to feed the increasing number of hungry mouths into the future?
When shipwrecked sailors first encountered wombats they did what they had to do to survive, they ate them.
The Life Series is an observational documentary series that chronicles the lives of 11 children as they grow from infancy to adolescence.
We all know that exercise is good for us but Anja Taylor reveals just how effective it can be in treating diabetes, heart disease, depression and cancer.
In this dazzling and colourful programme, Sir David Attenborough reveals two of his greatest passions, Birds of Paradise and the art of bird illustration.