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18 May 2015

The Soviets were the first to send a man into space, so why are so many Russian spacecraft failing since?

18 May 2015

Do planes need better cyber security? Ethical hacker Chris Roberts hacked an aeroplane engine - in flight - and...

15 May 2015

How does selective hearing really work?

08 May 2015

Content curation and news filtering by Facebook leads to ideological biases in the information presented to users...

26 March 2015

How do bats avoid mid-air collisions? With a simple set of rules, new research reveals...

19 March 2015

A revolutionary form of 3D-printing has been unveiled by researchers in the US.

12 March 2015

New high-speed video of young praying mantises leaping reveals how they manage to land cleanly every time.

19 February 2015

Miniature atom-sized holes inside diamonds can dramatically alter the colour of the crystal, a new super-powerful...

13 February 2015

A trial to pick up the presence of Parkinson's Disease using chemicals in exhaled air has launched in Cambridge.

13 February 2015

Human languages tend to have more happy words than sad ones...

06 February 2015

Scientists have caught a glimpse of the underside of a tectonic plate...

06 February 2015

Exposure to screens is affecting teenagers' sleep patterns...

19 January 2015

Do birds in flight weigh more, less or the same than they do at rest?

14 November 2014

People switch on genes with their thoughts using a system developed by Swiss scientists.

14 November 2014

Disease outbreaks can be predicted 28 days in advance, using the viewing figures of Wikipedia pages, new research has...

31 October 2014

Google to expand search reach to inside the human body.

17 October 2014

Robots can now climb sand hills by using the motion of a sidewinder snake, says new research.

10 October 2014

Detect intergalactic particles using only your smartphone, using the new DECO app.

03 October 2014

The development of a pedometer-like collar for mountain lions gives us an insight into their behaviour and the...

26 September 2014

Taking inspiration (and also proteins) from mussels and engineering them into bacteria, we can make a super-strong glue...

25 September 2014

Low-cost production of hydrogen from water using solar energy has been unveiled by Swiss scientists this week

19 September 2014

Use your chatterbox co-workers to power the entire office's electronics...

15 August 2014

Tattoos could be a new form of human battery...

01 August 2014

People are quick to judge, as researchers identify facial features that people associate with personality traits in a...