Science News

20 July 2017

Modern-day chemical engineers have built better batteries equipped with molecular pulleys...

18 July 2017

Researchers at the University of Stanford have found that as oil fields age they can produce up to ten times more...

14 July 2017

Disturbing slow wave sleep patterns of brain activity increase levels of the Alzheimer's protein beta-amyloid in...

14 July 2017

A drug to block Zika virus transmission from a pregnant mother to her unborn baby has been announced by scientists in...

08 July 2017

Scientists in Cambridge have developed a new technique to grow replacement bile ducts for patients with liver disease.

08 July 2017

Scientists in the US and Germany have developed a personalised immune therapy for skin cancer.

29 June 2017

A new technique to see inside tissues in three dimensions, so doctors can make better and much faster diagnoses during...

29 June 2017

Doctors in the UK have performed a pioneering treatment using powerful magnets to fix a problem with a patient's...

22 June 2017

A genetic link has been found to preeclampsia, the condition that causes high blood pressure and urinary protein in a...

22 June 2017

Researchers in Isreal have developed a new way to optimise antibiotic treatment and reduce the risk of bacterial...

15 June 2017

A route through which Parkinson's Disease may be triggered in the intestine and then access the brain has been...

15 June 2017

How the tuberculosis bacterium overwhelms our immune defenses to trigger active TB disease has been demonstrated by...

08 June 2017

Einstein's theory of General Relativity, conceived a century ago, has enabled astronomers to weigh a nearby star,...

08 June 2017

Using a new technique, UK scientists have shown that developing babies preferentially look at patterns of light...

01 June 2017

The way in which the mind deciphers faces to tell us apart comes down to just a few hundred nerve cells in our brain...

01 June 2017

The reason why Zika virus attacks the developing brain to cause microcephaly has been solved by scientists in Cambridge...

25 May 2017

The long-standing question of why, and how, flamingos balance on just one leg seems to be about minimising muscular...

25 May 2017

Humans can tell an unhealthy individual just from their face and smell using a network hardwired into all of us to keep...

25 May 2017

Mice conceived using sperm flown in space are healthy and have normal fertility themselves, Japanese scientists have...

18 May 2017

More than 70 years has passed since the Zika virus was first identified in Africa; now a new study has revealed why it...

18 May 2017

A way to create replacement stem cells that can produce blood and immune cells has been demonstrated for the first time...

11 May 2017

Regularly hailed as the best instruments in the business, 17th and 18th Century Stradivarius violins fetch millions on...

11 May 2017

An artificial bone complete with a bone marrow cavity capable of making new blood cells has been tested successfully in...

26 April 2017

Caterpillars that can munch their way through plastic bags have been described by scientists in Cambridge.