How cells recycle their waste, the mechanics of superconductivity and the
crafting of nano-scale motors were...
A new concept in energy storage based on water and capable of soaking up power from solar cells has been developed by...
Rigid robots step aside — the octopus-shaped soft equivalent, “octobot” is wiggling around.
Researchers think they may have found a "coffee gene".
New anti-cancer patch combats colon cancer using targeted
A technique for storing data using individual atoms has been announced by
scientists in the Netherlands...
A breakthrough in vaccination technology that could speed up the
production of vaccines for Ebola, Zika or the Flu...
Electronic nose senses pesticides and terrorism threats.
A new coating, illuminated by a low-cost infrared laser, can produce
powerful beams of warm white light.
A new generation of "optical" clock promises to make time-keeping even more accurate.
Researchers have discovered a new route, which could help explain the very origins of life on Earth.
Bacteria that can degrade PET, one of the most commonly used
forms of plastic, have been identified by Japanese...
The seventh row of the periodic table has been completed with the addition of four new super-heavy metals
A new material has been created that can delay the development of ice, even at temperatures down to 6°C below freezing.
Self-propelled particles that fizz their way upstream into blood vessels to block bleeding have been developed by...
A new technique for stopping severe bleeding propels treatments straight to the source
A record efficiency has been achieved for the production of
hydrogen from sunlight using an artificial leaf.
A large study from the US shows a strong link between being a funeral director and the risk of developing motorneurone...
A cocktail of chemicals in urine can be used to spot individuals at risk from obesity-related diseases, a new study has...
Scientists have developed a technique to reverse the cooking effects of boiling an egg.
Space ice contains the chemical building blocks for life
Lasers simulate asteroid and comet impacts and create the
building blocks of DNA - in a lab!
Lightening strikes will happen twice as often as climate changes,
says new Californian research.
Each year since 1901, scientists that have made a significant contribution to mankind through their research are...