Over your lifetime you undergo an extraordinary change - no other animal on Earth goes through such a dramatic metamorphosis. Chris and Xand van Tulleken explore the latest understanding of how we all grow.
Most houses around Australia have a recycling bin, but do we all know what should or shouldn't go in and why Leah is a junior scientist with the Double Helix Club and she points out all the things that you can recycle at home.
Pretend you're a politician weighing up the environmental risks and advantages of mining processing natural resources in a vulnerable environment, as Behind The News investigates the debate about Queensland's Curtis Island gas processing plant.
Behind The News explains what the Great Barrier Reef is and reveals the three main threats to one of the seven wonders of the natural world: storms, crown of thorns starfish, and the global warming responsible for coral bleaching.
The Queensland University of Technology's Laura Gregory describes some of the different bones in the human body, how they fuse together as we grow up, the relationship between calcium and collagen, and the differences between male and female skulls.
Have you ever wondered why your hair is black, blonde, brown, or even red Or why you have certain coloured eyes Is it predetermined, or is it just the luck of the draw Dr Rick Sturm a molecular geneticist from the Institute of Molecular Bioscience explains how our appearance is determined by a very complex code!
Marine researcher Sheridan Rabbitt reveals the role seagrass plays in an ecosystem, demonstrates how researchers study the health of seagrass beds, and explains why the underwater meadows are important to humans on land.
Erinn Fagan-Jeffries explains how she is identifying the kinds of wasps that successfully lay their eggs in caterpillars, which hatch and eat their hosts, to find species to help eradicate crop-destroying pests.
Bionic technology is focused on making peoples' lives better, and finding new ways to let people disabled people experience the world just like everyone else. Find out how much of the human body can now be replaced with bionic parts.