They Might Be Giants played See Further: The Festival of Science + Arts twice on Saturday 26 June. We sent our reporter Nicola Evans along to the afternoon family performance.
Professor Steve Jones is Professor of Genetics at University College London, and prize-winning author of many popular science books.
He's participating in Tuesday's Cafe Scientifique, Who needs men anyway? and answers our quick questions:
With its bustling streets, green parks and rich history around every corner, London always has plenty to catch your eye. What is not so well known is the science that keeps the city alive.
Cod and chips, pie and mash, whitebait, tuna steak – is it time to take them off the menu, before these fish go extinct?
Looking for somewhere exciting to take the kids? Ever thought about becoming a scientist? Do any of your family members show potential as a future Einstein?
A smash-hit at two Edinburgh Fringe Festivals, Visualise Reloaded is a mischievous mix of physical theatre, live science demonstrations, projected images and music. Using their mastery of the laws of physics to create a world of wordless mystery, the technoclowns use everyday objects in unexpected ways, including balloons, cabbage, toilet rolls and more.
A few places are still available at free workshops for Science and English teachers to explore the connections between science and poetry.
The idea of a world without men is a popular theme in science fiction, but now advances in scientific research could mean that in the future these fantasy worlds become reality. How might recent developments in science change the way we reproduce? And what ethical questions might our quests for alternative reproduction bring to light?
Students from the Axe Valley Community College are working with the University of Exeter to create biodiesel from used vegetable oil.