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27 May 2016

A new generation of "optical" clock promises to make time-keeping even more accurate.

06 May 2016

Nanobots (really small robots) sound like science fiction, but Cambridge researchers have brought them one step closer...

10 March 2016

Bacteria that can degrade PET, one of the most commonly used forms of plastic, have been identified by Japanese...

04 March 2016

A soft robotic skin sensitive to touch and deformation, and with the ability to change colour like an octopus, has been...

04 March 2016

A wireless electrode device that beams brainwaves out of the head has enabled monkeys to manoeuvre wheelchairs using...

03 March 2016

The first step towards a space-based gravitational wave telescope has been tested successfully by the European Space...

19 February 2016

A 3d printer capable of building organs and tissues by printing complex arrangements of cells has been unveiled by US...

27 November 2015

Researchers find compulsive sexual behaviour, more commonly known as sex addiction, is driven by the huge novelty...

26 November 2015

A new technique that uses ultrasound waves has enabled French scientists to see some of the smallest structures in the...

30 October 2015

A system that uses sound waves to manipulate objects in mid air, and even inside the body, has been developed by...

16 October 2015

A brain scanning technique that can find the source of an epilepsy patient's fits has been unveiled by scientists...

08 October 2015

A new material has been created that can delay the development of ice, even at temperatures down to 6°C below freezing.

01 October 2015

A new magnetic material, called Galfenol, could alert car passengers to an impact up to a thousand times faster.

17 September 2015

A record efficiency has been achieved for the production of hydrogen from sunlight using an artificial leaf.

26 August 2015

Previously unseen interaction between beams of light could yield a breakthrough for quantum computing...

13 August 2015

A colour changing polymer may soon be used to indicate head injuries. This is important for both military and...

24 July 2015

A new, rocket-powered punt powered by Chelsea buns has been launched by the Cambridge Science Centre...

18 June 2015

Evaporating water can be used as an energy source to generate electricity using bacterial spores found in soil.

16 June 2015

The Philae lander, deployed onto the surface of comet 67-P-Churyumov-Gerasimenko in 2014, has begun to to send back...

11 June 2015

Batteries that can stretch up to 150% their original size could revolutionise the design of wearable technology...

11 June 2015

Creating a virtual reality in which stroke patients have full use of their limbs has been shown to greatly improve...

29 May 2015

Robots that can experiment on themselves to discover ways to keep going when they are damaged have been developed...

27 May 2015

How horseshoe bats could revolutionise naval sonar…

21 May 2015

A paralysed man can shake hands again thanks to a new thought-controlled robotic arm…