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

02 October 2019

A small study found that exercise reduced the brain shrinkage rate in people at risk of Alzheimer's disease.

25 September 2019

Researchers find that restoring sensation in amputated legs seems to make walking easier...

06 September 2019

A strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria absorb fewer nutrients, but thrive in hospital environments...

28 August 2019

Magnetic springs to break down microplastics

23 August 2019

How can bacteria cool the climate?

14 August 2019

A new compound could lead to less flammable batteries

14 August 2019

Oil wastewater is produced by oil companies and has been linked to increases in earthquake magnitude.

13 August 2019

The emotional wellbeing of both mothers and fathers prenatally can effect behavioural problems in toddlers

02 August 2019

During a music therapy session, the electrical signals in the brain of a therapist and patient are aligned.

01 August 2019

PE class could potentially be reevaluating one of its staple units, physical fitness assessments.

25 July 2019

Cigarette butts stunt plant growth...

19 July 2019

Aerogels are excellent thermal insulators, and a thin layer could make Mars more habitable...

17 July 2019

The minimum number of genes needed for life depends on the surrounding environment...

12 July 2019

We have smartphones, smartwatches, even smart fridges...

12 July 2019

A device that desalinates water, whilst producing electricity using solar power at the same time...

12 July 2019

We point as if we're trying to reach out and touch something in the distance...

11 July 2019

Engineers have developed a robot that can harvest lettuces.

09 July 2019

No mua aliens: alien technology is not a viable explanation for Oumuamua

08 July 2019

Do plants have consciousness?

08 July 2019

The first complete full body map detailing the connections between neurons in worms has been drawn.

07 July 2019

Storing data in droplets of tiny molecules.

07 July 2019

Helium atoms have the power, or lack thereof, to image the super tiny safely.

04 July 2019

Scientists have found a hidden weakness of the superbug MRSA...

28 June 2019

Protein sequences turned into audible melodies