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

19 April 2021

Getting enough sleep is vital for health and wellbeing. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to do...

16 April 2021

Using new materials to make more recyclable, less-noisy ships

15 April 2021

Face masks have their place, but what's really needed right now is a breath of fresh air and a dose of common...

14 April 2021

How we’re gearing up to deflect asteroids that might cause Earth considerable damage

08 April 2021

Are the genes that helped us triumph historically now sowing the seeds of our metabolic undoing in the time of Covid-19?

01 April 2021

The TurtleHyb project uses DNA analysis to understand the curious case of interspecies mating in sea turtles

29 March 2021

New technologies to reuse water piloted in Greece

22 March 2021

Water plumes on Europe make scientists hopeful

12 March 2021

There's light on the horizon when it comes to controlling the airborne spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19...

09 March 2021

The microbes that inhabit our intestines, scientists say, may hold the key to spotting - and treating - those most at...

05 March 2021

How nitisinone is helping people with the rare genetic disease alkaptonuria

18 February 2021

The quest to understand animal sentience

18 February 2021

A recent TikTok video features this food experiment. It's not a mystery though, thanks to flavour chemistry...

17 February 2021

Creating digital dancing recordings to preserve traditional Greek dance cultures

25 January 2021

What does the science say about delaying the second dose of the COVID vaccine?

21 January 2021

How root vegetables and ash could make concrete more environmentally friendly

07 January 2021

...and what lessons have we learned from 2020?

03 January 2021

The role of science communication in the COVID-19 pandemic...

28 December 2020

Just when I thought I was getting on top of the rules, with a Covid-compatible Christmas gift-wrapped and ready to go,...

17 December 2020

Understanding where and how the stars of the Milky Way formed

17 December 2020

Different efforts to unify quantum mechanics and relativity have led to vastly different concepts of the meaning of...

11 December 2020

Using big data techniques to analyse archives

05 December 2020

A third of the human brain is devoted solely to making sense of what we see, so it's not surprising that graphs...

03 December 2020

AI processes should be explainable to avoid repeating past human mistakes