Science news articles including breaking science news stories and recent scientific discoveries.

19 November 2017

Scientists have developed a new method of growing liver cancer cells in the lab, which could greatly improve our...

16 November 2017

Space scientists have confirmed the discovery of an Earth-sized planet orbiting a cool, calm star about 11 light years...

16 November 2017

Every step you take, every click you make, someone's watching you...

10 November 2017

New study measures mechanisms for reversal of Type 2 diabetes in rats.

09 November 2017

Carbon nanotubes could be as bad for you as asbestos, a new UK study has shown.

09 November 2017

Doctors in Germany have used gene therapy to grow a complete new epidermis for a boy with a life-threatening inherited...

06 November 2017

Scientists have found evidence that baseline sleep prior to fear learning is associated with reduced activity in brain...

03 November 2017

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

02 November 2017

Drugs present in wastewater used to irrigate farmland can affect the growth and development of insects feeding on...

02 November 2017

Whether a cancer patient responds to certain treatments is dictated by the the bacteria they carry in their intestines...

24 October 2017

A diabetes drug also treats acute myeloid leukaemia...

18 October 2017

Plants use a trick of the light to make their flowers look blue to bees...

14 October 2017

New technique tried in human embryos

12 October 2017

A cholesterol injection can reduce the damage done by a heart attack, new research has shown.

12 October 2017

Fever during pregnancy might cause development heart and facial abnormalities, a new study has shown.

11 October 2017

Being able to pick your own workout could have benefits even after you hang up those dumbells.

08 October 2017

Technique used for the first time in a UK lab

05 October 2017

Three quarters of the world's honey is laced with neonicotinoid insecticides, a new study has shown this week.

05 October 2017

The condition polycystic kidney disease, also known as PKD, has been recreated using stem cells in a culture dish by...

05 October 2017

A gene therapy technique that can help to repair the retina and restore lost vision has been tested successfully on...

28 September 2017

Debris swept away by the 2011 Japanese tsunami has carried hundreds of new species across the Pacific Ocean to the...

28 September 2017

A dipstick test that can rapidly and accurately tell Zika infection from dengue has been developed by US researchers.

22 September 2017

Protein discoveries in algae may help scientists engineer faster-growing crop plants to meet the food demands of our...