Science news articles including breaking science news stories and recent scientific discoveries.

20 August 2020

Scientists build an artificial liver device that sustains liver function and stimulates organ repair...

12 May 2020

Healthcare workers are carrying COVID-19 without realising they’re infected, a new study shows...

01 May 2020

Coughs and sneezes traditionally spread diseases, and coronavirus particles are shed into sewage...

28 April 2020

Loss of smell and taste sense has been reported by people later diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2. Now we know why...

22 April 2020

Covid-19 mortality rates are apparently much lower in some parts of the world. Might the TB jab you had as a teenager...

19 April 2020

Immune responses can actually help Covid-19 to infect cells, a new study reveals...

05 April 2020

Scientists have found a new molecule to treat paracetamol overdose

30 March 2020

The results extend what we regard as the habitable space on Earth...

15 March 2020

A robot balances better than ever before by learning from human behaviour...

10 March 2020

Is lettuce grown in space as good for you as lettuce grown on Earth?

01 March 2020

Why do seagulls want your chips? Turns out they prefer food humans have touched...

29 February 2020

Scientists debate the carbon cost of binging on a box-set...

21 February 2020

How can you improve flood resilience, biodiversity and tourism? Beavers!

21 February 2020

An expandable heart valve could spare millions from multiple, hazardous heart surgeries...

19 February 2020

The largest full dish radio telescope in the world is ready to probe the mysteries of the universe...

18 February 2020

Know when to hang out your washing thanks to new wind data from this satellite.

17 February 2020

The energy stored in wastewater could power the equivalent of every single household in the US and Mexico

15 February 2020

Moving data at 100 gigabytes per second: that's 25 movies in under a second...

14 February 2020

New research finds 80% of climate warming due to contrails comes from 2% of flights.

13 February 2020

What helps a zoo pull in the punters?

30 January 2020

Can running for 15 minutes a day help improve the health of children?

25 January 2020

Manufacturers claim they've cut down release of this gas, but do the data agree?

03 January 2020

Hate cleaning? Wish things just wouldn’t get dirty? Technology to the rescue...

17 December 2019

DNA stores our biological blueprint, and it can now store the blueprint of common objects too...