The Guardian - Science

Saturday the 18th of April 2015

Marlborough mound mystery solved – after 4,400 years - 21:00

Clockmaker John Harrison vindicated 250 years after ‘absurd’ claims - 18:30

Peer furious at UK ‘dithering’ over treaty to protect cultural heritage - 17:30

Meteorite smashes into moon in largest lunar impact ever recorded - 13:00

How James Lovelock introduced Gaia to an unsuspecting world - 08:00

Animal lives ‘wasted’ in drugs tests - 07:00

Windfarm wars: are they a majestic man-made wonder – or a blight on the countryside? - 02:10

Friday the 17th of April 2015

Watch barrel jellyfish swarm off the coast of Cornwall - video - 12:30

International Space Station captures SpaceX Dragon spacecraft - video - 12:00

I’ll be on statins all my life, so why am I unsure about the side-effects? - 11:30

Chemistry set pencils can turn life-saving tests into child’s play - 11:30

Salmonella more virulent in space, study suggests - 07:30

Coffee late: long-suffering astronaut finally gets her espresso machine - 07:30

New Books Party: books that arrived recently - 07:30

Interview: Public Service Broadcasting on setting the space race to music - 05:30

Let's talk about sex – podcast - 05:30

AstraZeneca reports strong progress with cancer drugs ahead of results - 04:30

Giant badgers, baby-biting foxes – these are monsters of the mind - 04:30

Hundreds of mental health experts issue rallying call against austerity - 00:30

Alzheimer’s: what the mice are really telling us - 00:30

Thursday the 16th of April 2015

Mercury mapped by Nasa's spacecraft - video - 23:30

Mercury's 'dynamic and complex world' revealed by Nasa's Messenger - 17:30

Abbott government gives $4m to help climate contrarian set up Australian centre - 16:00

Nasa spacecraft that found water on Mercury prepares to crash into planet - 15:30

Top Nasa official defends asteroid mission and Earth research to Congress - 14:30

Caesar’s erratic rise – and unknown demise - 14:00

Dogs are man's best friend thanks to bonding hormone, research shows - 13:31

Margaret Rule obituary - 12:30

Sex and the successful fundraiser - 11:30

Fundraising? Find a generous male friend and smile, says study - 11:30

David Dawkins obituary - 10:30

Mark Bowden's composition that will take you out of this world - 07:00

The first colour photo of Pluto – video report - 07:00

Is your voice trustworthy, engaging or soothing to strangers? - 07:00

Are these 11 proverbs for the digital age? - 03:30

CSIRO scientists to take industrial action after negotiations stall - 03:30

How plant tendrils 'overwind' when pulled – video - 01:30

Wednesday the 15th of April 2015

The waste land breeding crabs - 23:30

SpaceX rocket nearly sticks landing before tipping and exploding - video - 18:00

The human touch is optional in robot wars - 13:30

Cracked it! Scientists solve puzzle of why knuckles crack when pulled - 13:30

Science can do it, but is it right for a 65-year-old mum of 13 to have quads? - 13:00

Conversations on conservation: how can science better inform policy? - 12:30

Mothers more sensitive to crying babies thanks to hormone, study says - 12:30

Island Biogeography Revisited online book club: chapter one - 09:30

Alzheimer's disease study: caveats aside, the findings are encouraging - 07:30

Milk teeth of Irish famine's youngest victims reveal secrets of malnutrition - 06:00

Do our genes tell us how to vote? Study of twins says they might - 06:00

Alzheimer's study finds possible cause of disease - 05:00

Astronaut Chris Hadfield to release full album - 04:30