Science Features

High quality science articles and medical features.

14 August 2017

Naked Scientist Kat Arney has written a new book about human genetics.

11 August 2017

Microscopic structures that can bend light are helping researchers lay the foundations of an invisibility cloak.

07 August 2017

How did vertebrates go from swimming in the seas to walking on land?

03 August 2017

Artificial skin with post-human sensing capabilities, and a better understanding of skin tissue, could pave the way for...

28 July 2017

Labelling patients with conditions like schizophrenia or depression might become a thing of the past as doctors and...

21 July 2017

Traffic pollution in European cities can stall children’s brain development and stop them from reaching their full...

14 July 2017

Named after an expert swordsman

12 July 2017

Fingerprint scanners are all the rage, yet new research shows that this is just the beginning of biometric...

06 July 2017

By identifying the most influential kids in small social media circles, researchers can create positive peer pressure...

29 June 2017

Extremely thin printable solar panels could power your phone and are amongst a range of new ways nanotechnology is...

26 June 2017

How did we find out what lurks inside the atom?

22 June 2017

Everybody needs a helping hand when they get older – but in years to come that helping hand may be attached to a...

15 June 2017

What is the maker movement and how is it revamping high schooled education?

15 June 2017

An extremely sensitive radar that can detect when different parts of people’s bodies are moving at different speeds...

14 June 2017

It's time for our gene of the month, and this time it’s Methuselah.

08 June 2017

Half of European adults are either overweight or obese. Many turn to self-help apps as a means to burn excess fat, but...

01 June 2017

An international league of scientists is kicking off the decades-long process of developing the successor to the Large...

24 May 2017

To see Blade Runner 2049 in 3D might be a dazzling experience but how did 3D vision develop in the evolution? Is it...

19 May 2017

More nutritious versions of staple crops could increase daily vitamin and mineral intake for millions of people with...

14 May 2017

It’s time for our gene of the month - p53, also known as the Guardian of the Genome.

11 May 2017

10 scientific breakthroughs to shape Europe for the next 60 years

04 May 2017

Society depends on farmers to feed the world. Many agriculture techniques from the past exacerbated problems, such as...

29 April 2017

Death unites humanity. No matter your walk of life, you will die. It is perhaps the only fact that is truly universally...