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

21 March 2018

Driverless cars used to be something that only appeared in science fiction, but they’re swiftly becoming a reality....

09 February 2018

Or do we have to choose?

02 February 2018

The beginning of the genome revolution?

19 January 2018

Soil samples from all over the world have been studied to uncover the bacteria they contain. The vast majority of the...

14 January 2018

Reprogrammed stem cells have been used to grow human muscles...

12 January 2018

Scientists grow functioning muscle in the lab

21 December 2017

Not feeling the cold could be key to the ability of hibernators, like squirrels and hamsters, to snooze their way...

21 December 2017

Scientists have found that immune system cells provide growth hormones to the developing embryo...

15 December 2017

How the building blocks of life might have formed

15 December 2017

A DNA-based drug that can penetrate brain cells to block the production of a toxic protein might be about to...

14 December 2017

Wine glasses have ballooned in size and are now over 7 times larger than they were in the 1700s, researchers in the UK...

08 December 2017

Can computers speak dolphin?

04 December 2017

Evolution in our lifetime?

01 December 2017

Scientists have discovered the key reefs that could save other reefs from destruction...

30 November 2017

A brain hormone that controls water balance in the body also plays a key role in creating new blood cells, a new study...

30 November 2017

Hundreds of fossilised dinosaur eggs, some with preserved chicks still inside, have been uncovered by scientists in...

24 November 2017

Heavy drinkers are more likely to choose strongly alcoholic drinks associated with negative emotions, such as...

23 November 2017

Mice exposed to allergens pass on protective proteins to offspring through breastfeeding

23 November 2017

Dolly the cloned sheep didn't have early-onset arthritis, a new study looking at her skeleton has concluded.

23 November 2017

Cancers carry microbes with them when they spread around the body, suggesting that bacteria might promote the process,...

23 November 2017

New hair-thin brain probe could revolutionise how we record brain activity

23 November 2017

A chemical released by intestinal worms to prevent the immune system attacking them has been isolated by scientists in...

21 November 2017

New results shed light on excess positrons.

19 November 2017

Scientists have developed a new method of growing liver cancer cells in the lab, which could greatly improve our...