Weather, wet and wild

The word ‘weather’, in Old English, means wind or breeze, but if you look closely at it you can find…

Sensational salt

It has built empires, started wars and is essential to all life on the planet. And it is very likely…

Remarkable Lichen

Tough enough to survive within the harshest climates this planet has to offer, lichen is a remarkable life form that…

Mighty migrators

For most people migration brings to mind birds traveling south for the winter. The flying V of a flock of…

The science of taste

You can see a threat, smell danger, hear an alarm and feel an injury. But did you know that your…