Science Features

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

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...

27 April 2017

At face value this seems like a ridiculous match up; the fastest man on the planet against a fundamentally stationary...

27 April 2017

For some people the issue of vaccination isn’t about facts, it’s a matter of faith, and this unshakable belief has...

26 April 2017

In the era of fake news, what challenges do science communicators have to overcome?

21 April 2017

We are now in a race against time. Due to climate change, overpopulation, over-harvesting, habitat destruction and...

20 April 2017

Even the deepest parts of the ocean are not safe from the footprints of humanity...

14 April 2017

Our gene of the month has a surprising superpower

13 April 2017

Replacing lost brain cells may help undo the damage caused by Parkinson’s disease, researchers believe.

09 April 2017

In the 1940s and 1950s, more than 40,000 “lobotomies” were performed in the USA alone. Doctors essentially removed the...

06 April 2017

Call it fake news, false content, or propaganda, either way we are in a new era of misinformation and it’s influencing...

04 April 2017

Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, usually brings images of delicate paper swans and dragons to mind. While it...

30 March 2017

People with lifestyle-related diabetes are at an increased risk of developing dementia and, with both conditions on the...

23 March 2017

A set of 3D-printed lenses that are smaller than a grain of sand but can mimic eagle-eye vision came about thanks to a...