Science News

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

03 May 2019

Prominently posted rules in online forums decrease harassment, whilst boosting participation, new study finds.

02 May 2019

How much do plastic bags break down in three years?

27 April 2019

A system to produce a hydrogel around grafted cells can revolutionise wound repair...

26 April 2019

Human beards contain more bacteria, and potentially more harmful bacteria, than dog fur, a study has shown...

26 April 2019

Matching more patients to treatments without any additional testing.

19 April 2019

Immune stimulants injected into a cancer turn the tumour into a vaccine site to fight the disease...

18 April 2019

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

15 April 2019

Could light help to treat blindness in premature babies?

12 April 2019

An advanced camera captures an ancient star.

12 April 2019

Renewable energy offers a better pathway to tackle climate change than capturing CO2, according to a new study

05 April 2019

New wearable cancer blood-testing device plugs directly into patients’ veins to test continuously.

30 March 2019

New study yields insight into the structure of a peculiar class of sub-atomic particles known as pentaquarks.

27 March 2019

Sleep feels refreshing and we're groggy without it - but what actually causes it?

22 March 2019

A holey piece of swiss-cheese plastic can do complex maths in a millionth of a second

08 March 2019

For the second time in history, HIV has been successfully cleared from a patient’s blood stream...

03 March 2019

Injection needles that automatically administer drugs in just the right place have been developed by US scientists...

01 March 2019

An injection of nanoparticles to the retina allows mice to see infrared light.

28 February 2019

Watch out what you plug into your mobile device - the cables might be offering hackers a backdoor to your machine...

24 February 2019

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

22 February 2019

Lab-grown meat: should we 'steak' our future on it?

22 February 2019

Using the randomness of sprayed microparticles to prevent forgery

21 February 2019

Where did the moon's water come from, and where did it go?

21 February 2019

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

21 February 2019

Grasses steal from neighbours to survive...