The Genius of Dogs

How dogs have become such a huge part of our lives. We're speaking to dog cognition expert Brian Hare about his new book 'The Genius of Dogs'.

Dog longevity

When dogs come in so many shapes, sizes and colours, why do we have this common idea about dog longevity; that every dog year is equal to 7 human years? Professor Daniel Promislow at the University of Georgia studies ageing.

Pet Cremation

Gavin Shepherd owner of Pet Farewells runs a pet cremation service.

Kabul, Texas

Nicola Twilley from the Edible Geography blog has just got back from Fort Irwin in the Mojave Desert in California.

Tech news: Verizon and patent trolls

Charles Arthur beams in with the latest news from the tech world. This week, how the US government has been spying on millions of cellphone users, and President Obama declares war on the patent trolls.

Jaron Lanier

'Who Owns the Future' is Jaron Lanier's new book about the future of the internet.