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

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...

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...

16 December 2019

Poor living conditions is linked to depression in men, and anxiety in women...

30 November 2019

Destabilising addiction memories turns out to be a surprisingly effective long-term treatment for alcoholism...

29 November 2019

If you find it difficult to change your diet, look at what these bacteria did…

28 November 2019

Tiny micropolymers can preserve key nutrients in food supplements...

23 November 2019

The genetic changes that protect ash trees against ash dieback disease have been uncovered by UK scientists...

19 November 2019

This interactive display uses sound to produce 3D video and audio...

15 November 2019

In every generation there is about a 1% chance of a child’s father not actually being the mother’s husband...

12 November 2019

Sunlight can be harnessed with a new catalyst to turn CO2 back into a carbon neutral fuel

10 November 2019

Enjoyment of pop songs is down to the uncertainty and surprise created by certain chords...

07 November 2019

Being called a bird brain might not be such a bad thing…

02 November 2019

Measles erases the immune system's memory of past infections, two new studies revealed this week...

01 November 2019

Engineers claim to have developed a battery technology for super-quick charging of electric vehicles…

01 November 2019

After decades, researchers have discovered how measles erases our immune system’s memory of past infections...