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21 May 2019

Does drinking order dictate hangover intensity. Cambridge scientists investigated...

11 May 2019

Wasps are capable of “transitive inference”, a cognitive skill previously thought to be unique to humans.

18 April 2019

Ancient DNA reveals farming was brought to Britain by migrants, not adopted by local hunter-gatherers.

24 February 2019

Four new DNA building blocks that meet the criteria to encode life have been created by US scientists...

21 February 2019

Stiff membranes and an altered charge allow bugs to fend off drugs...

02 February 2019

A new approach to contraception, this time for men, is being developed by researchers in China...

11 January 2019

Rare pigments found clinging to the teeth of a 1000 year old skeleton are enabling scientists to paint a colourful...

24 December 2018

Fossil flowers from 200 million years ago discovered in China...

28 November 2018

Researchers have demonstrated the potential of using imagination for treating anxiety related disorders.

09 November 2018

'Real' fake tan could one day fight skin cancer.

30 October 2018

The origin and evolution of tuberculosis has been determined from the largest study of this disease.

31 August 2018

Can the use of improved satellite navigation devices actually make driving safer?

22 June 2018

Humans may be responsible for the extinction of a newly discovered species of ape, as early as 2200 years ago.

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...

30 November 2017

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

03 November 2017

Fossil finds have revealed male woolly mammoths were more likely to fall into natural traps

15 September 2017

Bird skulls and brains resemble those of young dinosaurs and may provide insight into their evolutionary origin and...

19 March 2017

From the noses of West Africans, South Asians, East Asians, and Northern Europeans, new research has found populations...

15 December 2016

Two new sets of footprints, left by an ancient human relative over three and a half million years ago, have been...

15 December 2016

The adage that the surefire way to garner a visit from Father Christmas is not to be naughty has been dismissed as a...

05 November 2016

The first example of a fossilised dinosaur brain has been discovered in a pebble picked up on a UK beach.

28 October 2016

New research shows how small lies escalate over time unveiling the biological basis for the slippery slope of...

27 October 2016

The first fossilised dinosaur brain has been discovered by scientists in the UK...