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31 July 2014

It has been announced by the government that driverless cars will be trialed on the roads of the UK by January 2015.

25 July 2014

Seals use offshore wind farms as bases for their hunting and fishing exploits, new research has shown.

18 July 2014

Bacteria in our stomachs can quickly and effectively seek out injuries in the gut lining, sometimes causing ulcers or...

18 July 2014

Your genetic make-up determines who you make friends with, new research has revealed.

11 July 2014

Electronic devices "printed" by an inkjet printer and powered by smartphone signals have been announced by...

11 July 2014

Data on what we like to buy in supermarkets may help identify the source of food-related illness outbreaks.

27 June 2014

The trillions of bacteria on our phones reveals what bugs live on and in you, plus where you've been, research...

27 June 2014

Electricity-producing "photovoltaic" solar panels may be about to become a lot lighter and a lot cheaper,...

20 June 2014

Using bacteria to break down lignin, a woody byproduct of paper production, may be the key to creating a renewable...

20 June 2014

Mountaintop exploded off to make way for world's largest telescope

13 June 2014

Exposure to mobile phone signals can cause reduced sperm quality in men, according to a new study...

12 June 2014

How diving beetles hang on to their mates underwater has been revealed by scientists in Taiwan.

12 June 2014

This week a computer reportedly passed the ‘Turing test’. But what does this actually mean for artificial intelligence?

01 May 2014

An all-in-one DNA editing kit capable of repairing genetic mistakes in cells has been developed by scientists in...

24 April 2014

Australian scientists have used cochlear implants to deliver hearing-restoring gene therapy treatments to the inner ear.

15 April 2014

A bug called heartbleed in the software behind most of the internet may have been leaking data out to the world.

11 April 2014

Tests comparing Stradivari with modern-made violins failed to find any sonic advantage of the celebrated Strad...

11 April 2014

A computer has come up with the best way to recover from jetlag, according to new research.

27 March 2014

A black box recorder might hold the most clues to how Malaysian Airways Flight MH370 crashed - but how do they work?

24 March 2014

Three cellulosic ethanol plants are set to come online in the US in the next few months, but will they work in the...

20 March 2014

With the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 still missing after nearly two weeks, some people are asking how you can lose...

18 February 2014

For the first time, scientists have placed tiny synthetic motors inside live human cells...

18 February 2014

Researchers have begun to model the brain using a computer but they'd need a power station to model the whole...

18 February 2014

Powerful lasers have managed to create a fusion reaction that releases more energy than was put in...