Wonders of Life is the BBC science department's follow up to Wonders of the Universe and Wonders of the Solar System, hosted by Professor Brian Cox OBE. Brian's blog related to the series is at http://wonders.posterous.com/.)
In addition to hosting the three documentary series, Brian Cox also co-hosts the BBC Radio 4 series The Infinite Monkey Cage with comedian Robin Ince.
Photo: Brian Cox with a scorpion in the Mojave desert. Scorpions' exoskeletons contain a chemical that makes them fluorescent under the UV light ("black light"). No one knows why this.