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

01 July 2021

As glaciers move to the ocean they act as "natural bulldozers", crushing the underlying rock and releasing...

01 July 2021

Teen tyrannosaurs may have stepped in to fill a void previously held by other meat-eating dinosaur species...

25 June 2021

There was a mysterious global shark extinction about 19 million years ago and sharks never bounced back

25 June 2021

The rise of slime off Turkey is a dangerous eyesore. But it's not all doom and gloop: this can be reversed

06 June 2021

Rivers and underground water sources don't recover from drought...

04 June 2021

Sharks gather map-like information from Earth's magnetic field

11 May 2021

Mining without the digging...

05 March 2021

A molecule that controls immune cells might help to stop sepsis

18 February 2021

If cats eat and play, mice live to see another day...

04 February 2021

A drug that combats a rare human genetic disease is lethal to blood-sucking insects...

22 January 2021

Trapped in amber for millions of years, this beetle has been scientifically very enlightening...

15 January 2021

These Japanese millipedes join cicadas as the only other arthropods with a multi-year life cycle...

13 November 2020

Does the announcement from Pfizer this week mark the beginning of the end of our socially-distanced existence...

20 August 2020

Scientists build an artificial liver device that sustains liver function and stimulates organ repair...

12 May 2020

Healthcare workers are carrying COVID-19 without realising they’re infected, a new study shows...

01 May 2020

Coughs and sneezes traditionally spread diseases, and coronavirus particles are shed into sewage...

28 April 2020

Loss of smell and taste sense has been reported by people later diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2. Now we know why...

22 April 2020

Covid-19 mortality rates are apparently much lower in some parts of the world. Might the TB jab you had as a teenager...

19 April 2020

Immune responses can actually help Covid-19 to infect cells, a new study reveals...

05 April 2020

Scientists have found a new molecule to treat paracetamol overdose

30 March 2020

The results extend what we regard as the habitable space on Earth...

15 March 2020

A robot balances better than ever before by learning from human behaviour...

10 March 2020

Is lettuce grown in space as good for you as lettuce grown on Earth?

01 March 2020

Why do seagulls want your chips? Turns out they prefer food humans have touched...