Features

01 December 2016

Trillions of pieces of plastic are floating in the oceans, potentially damaging human health, killing wildlife, and...

29 November 2016

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26 November 2016

Think of the horsemeat scandal. Do the ingredients in your ready meal match the labelling? There is no better way to...

24 November 2016

Field robots and plane-based remote sensors can patrol the earth and the sky to monitor the gases that cause climate...

21 November 2016

How deadly venom might hold the key to treating many medical conditions.

17 November 2016

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s biggest particle smasher, stands a good chance of discovering the elusive...

14 November 2016

by 2050, over 20% of all electricity could be provided by photovoltaics.

11 November 2016

Scientists have found a way of producing electricity and fuel for cars from bacteria and green algae.

04 November 2016

As the clocks go back, and we descend into winter darkness, Laura Brooks investigates some light based technologies.

03 November 2016

Augmented reality took the public by storm this summer, and now researchers look beyond the entertainment industry and...

27 October 2016

Adjusting the time that chemotherapy is given to male colorectal cancer patients has been shown to increase their...

20 October 2016

Overfishing threatens more than 90 species in Europe with extinction. But it turns out fish farming can actually make...

13 October 2016

Scientists are looking into exploiting the body clock to prevent obesity.

10 October 2016

Would you eat insects to save the planet and improve your health?

07 October 2016

European researchers pushing the boundaries of timekeeping could help driverless cars navigate, and even predict...

03 October 2016

Real life superheroes from the animal kingdom, and how they could help humanity.

03 October 2016

How circumcision cuts the risk of HIV infection and other diseases

30 September 2016

Metal fatigue has been responsible for a number of fatal engineering disasters, from the Versailles rail accident to...

29 September 2016

Is passive 'vaping' a thing, and do e-cigarettes actually help you quit?

26 September 2016

You've just created something new in the lab! Now, how do you find out what it is?

20 September 2016

A cutting-edge refinery is processing specially bred hemp and researching innovative new biomaterials that could help...

15 September 2016

Can you use maths to help find your keys? An extract from a new book about the maths of our everyday lives...

15 September 2016

The world’s first alien life form containment facility is under discussion in Europe as ESA looks at ways to bring a...

08 September 2016

Come October, get ready for the world's first nano race!