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14 September 2017

A gene named after a mythical dog with multiple heads.

14 September 2017

What if an app could recognise when you are craving unhealthy food and give you a notification to warn you not to eat...

07 September 2017

Discarded gas from black holes spreads across galaxies and can even influence the formation of stars

31 August 2017

Bee-based maths is helping teach swarms of drones to find weeds, while robotic mowers keep hedgerows in shape.

18 August 2017

Disabling and disruptive to the lives of sufferers, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) affects around 740,000 people...

17 August 2017

Rght now, the human brain is the most complex structure in the known universe – but that may be about to change...

16 August 2017

Blockchain technology developed to guarantee the value of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum is now being...

14 August 2017

Our gene of the month is all ears.

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.