Science Features

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

02 February 2019

So what happens When East Meets West?

31 January 2019

Under-road heating that melts ice and snow within 15 minutes and real-time information about icy road conditions could...

25 January 2019

Could microbes hold the key to sustainable agriculture?

24 January 2019

Smart robots that react to their surroundings are being developed to work in situations that are too dangerous for...

22 January 2019

What are the effects of using more antibiotics in animals than humans...

14 January 2019

It's something we do every day, but most of us don't think twice about it...

14 January 2019

The white-bellied frog in south-west Western Australia is experiencing population extinctions throughout its small...

03 January 2019

Scientists pick the discoveries that would revolutionise their fields in 2019

24 December 2018

There are multiple clocks in the body: how do they tick to the same rhythm?

21 December 2018

How the Royal Society of Chemistry is breaking the gender barrier...

13 December 2018

Studies of ice melt in the Arctic suggest that the world may have a fighting chance of preventing huge sea level...

06 December 2018

A study of more than half a million blood samples has allowed scientists to pinpoint the risk factors for a rare type...

06 December 2018

People tend to favour relatives over non-relatives. But is this a product of culture or a part of human nature?

29 November 2018

At first glance, it almost sounds crazy. Can we really take carbon dioxide emissions from an industrial plant and store...

27 November 2018

A brief(ish) summary of my internship with the Naked Scientists...

27 November 2018

A trainee clinical geneticist talks to a mother whose child suffered from a genetic disease...

23 November 2018

Video games that are specifically designed to test and improve children’s social and emotional skills could enable...

22 November 2018

Are you a PhD student from Cambridge University? Fancy joining our team?

16 November 2018

A new type of use-by label for milk bottles that decomposes as the liquid inside goes sour could appear on UK...

15 November 2018

Recent intern Tamsin Bell talks about her time working with the Naked Scientists. Have a read to find out what she got...

13 November 2018

The age of fossil fuel dependency is over and we need to find new ways to power our energetically demanding lives....

11 November 2018

How drones and AI are helping to track endangered species and threatened marine habitats...

08 November 2018

Smartphone apps and genetic studies are teaming up to fight childhood obesity.

01 November 2018

A significant amount of the single-use plastics that we use ends up in our oceans.