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

20 October 2021

Tiny polluting particles produced in and outdoors have been linked to millions of premature births...

19 October 2021

This extreme Nordic tradition burns calories with no exercise, and potentially improves sleep

14 October 2021

Now is the right time to bring that old phone in your drawer to a collection point

08 October 2021

From tasting chili peppers to modeling climate dynamics, we’re looking at the discoveries recognised this year

24 September 2021

Small changes to canteen menus resulted in a significant decrease in consumed calories...

17 September 2021

Minor 'nudges' in stores can lead to big increases in healthy purchases and drops in sales of sweets.

13 July 2021

A novel type of fully implantable temporary pacemaker has been developed that naturally absorbs into the body

02 July 2021

The rodents are not only taking a toll on the landscape, but also the wellbeing of farming communities...

01 July 2021

As glaciers move to the ocean they act as "natural bulldozers", crushing the underlying rock and releasing...

01 July 2021

Teen tyrannosaurs may have stepped in to fill a void previously held by other meat-eating dinosaur species...

25 June 2021

There was a mysterious global shark extinction about 19 million years ago and sharks never bounced back

25 June 2021

The rise of slime off Turkey is a dangerous eyesore. But it's not all doom and gloop: this can be reversed

06 June 2021

Rivers and underground water sources don't recover from drought...

04 June 2021

Sharks gather map-like information from Earth's magnetic field

11 May 2021

Mining without the digging...

05 March 2021

A molecule that controls immune cells might help to stop sepsis

18 February 2021

If cats eat and play, mice live to see another day...

04 February 2021

A drug that combats a rare human genetic disease is lethal to blood-sucking insects...

22 January 2021

Trapped in amber for millions of years, this beetle has been scientifically very enlightening...

15 January 2021

These Japanese millipedes join cicadas as the only other arthropods with a multi-year life cycle...

13 November 2020

Does the announcement from Pfizer this week mark the beginning of the end of our socially-distanced existence...

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...