Science Features

Science articles and medical features written by scientists internationally...

11 November 2018

How drones and AI are helping to track endangered species and threatened marine habitats...

08 November 2018

Smartphone apps and genetic studies are teaming up to fight childhood obesity.

01 November 2018

A significant amount of the single-use plastics that we use ends up in our oceans.

01 November 2018

How do you assist a shark in the birthing process...

30 October 2018

We count down the top five creepiest pieces of research from the white coats.

16 October 2018

The story of how shipwrecked sailors joined local clans and communities in Southern Africa...

11 October 2018

Thousands of soiled nappies that were destined to clog Italian landfill sites or incinerators are being redirected to a...

04 October 2018

Miners could soon be scouring mounds of industrial waste to extract rare metals that are needed for products such as...

27 September 2018

Earthworms and tiny water fleas could help deliver clean water to billions of people

20 September 2018

Scientists have discovered that a single severe head injury can lead to dementia

17 September 2018

What would it be like if the Naked Scientists visited your school?

13 September 2018

Decision-making is part of daily life but in many situations, from deciding whether to hit the snooze button on your...

11 September 2018

Marika Ottman is an Aerospace Engineering student at Virginia Tech, in the United States. She completed a summer...

06 September 2018

Prof. Sarkar believes that many of the results supporting the existence of dark energy may be affected by confirmation...

30 August 2018

How mammals survived, thrived, and became dominant across the planet...

23 August 2018

Newly-discovered genes that helped supersize human brains along with DNA retrieved from extinct humans, which can still...

16 August 2018

Personalised smartphone applications and wearable technologies that are attuned to the user’s state of mind are...

14 August 2018

Have you ever wondered how The Naked Scientists make science so accessible and interesting? The Naked Scientists’...

09 August 2018

We could get to the stage where atmospheric greenhouse gases are in decline – a point known as drawdown – and begin to...

03 August 2018

How a few students, an idea, and some maggots became the future of food...

26 July 2018

Expectant mothers often face a dilemma about whether to take medication when they fall ill due to fears it might harm...

25 July 2018

The impish smile and garrulous, back-slapping charm that soothes the most anxious patient...

19 July 2018

Digital technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotics, ‘desperately’ need an institutional framework and...