From slime mould to space junk, and Botox to cow burps, Horizon journalists covered a wide range of stories in 2015 - and learned some curious facts along the way. Here are our favourites.
Europe’s roboticists are coming together to find new ways of getting their prosthetic arms, grocery-picking machines and automated vacuum cleaners out of the laboratory and into Europe’s homes and businesses.
Yeast that tracks the stock market index, a woman who simulates giving birth to a dolphin baby and homemade human cheese are just a few projects that have emerged from collaborations between scientists and artists – and the result is to produce better science and innovation, say researchers.
Geneticists are studying the super-intelligent in search of genes that control cognitive ability while psychologists explore whether memory training can improve social skills and make us smarter.
What sets the super-intelligent apart from the rest of us?
They will reduce ‘range anxiety’.
Hydrogen will play a bigger role in Europe's transport and energy sectors but we have to let people know the tech is ready, says Bart Biebuyck.