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

30 November 2019

Destabilising addiction memories turns out to be a surprisingly effective long-term treatment for alcoholism...

29 November 2019

If you find it difficult to change your diet, look at what these bacteria did…

28 November 2019

Tiny micropolymers can preserve key nutrients in food supplements...

23 November 2019

The genetic changes that protect ash trees against ash dieback disease have been uncovered by UK scientists...

19 November 2019

This interactive display uses sound to produce 3D video and audio...

15 November 2019

In every generation there is about a 1% chance of a child’s father not actually being the mother’s husband...

12 November 2019

Sunlight can be harnessed with a new catalyst to turn CO2 back into a carbon neutral fuel

10 November 2019

Enjoyment of pop songs is down to the uncertainty and surprise created by certain chords...

07 November 2019

Being called a bird brain might not be such a bad thing…

02 November 2019

Measles erases the immune system's memory of past infections, two new studies revealed this week...

01 November 2019

Engineers claim to have developed a battery technology for super-quick charging of electric vehicles…

01 November 2019

After decades, researchers have discovered how measles erases our immune system’s memory of past infections...

30 October 2019

Ditching a raft of genes helped marine mammals to adapt to life afloat...

26 October 2019

Global wildlife trade affects whole groups of species, with up to 3,000 more species predicted to be affected.

25 October 2019

How analysing books can help policy making.

18 October 2019

Twisting and untwisting fibres could become the mechanism for more environmentally friendly fridges...

02 October 2019

A small study found that exercise reduced the brain shrinkage rate in people at risk of Alzheimer's disease.

25 September 2019

Researchers find that restoring sensation in amputated legs seems to make walking easier...

06 September 2019

A strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria absorb fewer nutrients, but thrive in hospital environments...

28 August 2019

Magnetic springs to break down microplastics

23 August 2019

How can bacteria cool the climate?

14 August 2019

A new compound could lead to less flammable batteries

14 August 2019

Oil wastewater is produced by oil companies and has been linked to increases in earthquake magnitude.

13 August 2019

The emotional wellbeing of both mothers and fathers prenatally can effect behavioural problems in toddlers