Every living thing on Earth evolved from a single ancestor. But where did it come from, and how did it form?
Why the interstellar travel of science-fiction films could one day become a reality
The technology that will transform the beautiful game
The origins, evolution and abilities of man's best friend
The science behind NASA's stunning animation of ocean currents
Games: Diablo III and other new releases
Q&A: What is the chance of an asteroid hitting Earth?
MegaPixel: Astounding images from across the globe
What’s On: Big Nature Day at London's Natural History Museum
Update: How to see round corners
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Focus is the BBC’s science and technology monthly magazine. Jargon-free and accessible, you don’t need a PhD in particle physics to enjoy reading it. All you need is a quizzical mind that wants to understand the world around you, and gain a fact or two to keep up your sleeve in a pub quiz emergency.
With articles on everything from astronomy to archaeology, genetics to geology, you’re bound to find a piece to sink your teeth into. There’s also useful reviews on the latest bestsellers, websites, games and cutting-edge gadgets; advice and opinion from experts; news; stunning photography; and answers to your questions in the ever-popular Q&A section.