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

15 June 2019

Humans have a unique perception of pitch compared to macaque monkeys

14 June 2019

Can we employ nano-technology to make recyclable crisp packets?

12 June 2019

Harnessing the properties of paper, a new sensor could cut food waste...

10 June 2019

Breakthrough makes new catalyst technology possible...

09 June 2019

If countries increase their commitment to climate action, large cities could save thousands of lives.

08 June 2019

A new compound has been discovered that is able to kill antibiotic resistant bacteria...

06 June 2019

CRISPR gene edited twins have been found to have a 21% higher mortality rate before the age of 76.

05 June 2019

Heart plasters to replace heart muscle in patients recovering from a heart attack

31 May 2019

Engineers have found a cheap way to measure the hand’s sense of touch - paving the way to better prosthetics.

30 May 2019

Could iron deficiency in the cells of the heart lead to heart failure?

24 May 2019

Tiny obstacle courses show bacteria adapt their movement to maintain speed.

24 May 2019

Redefining a unit of measurement that was invented in 1799 has required the entire metric system to change.

21 May 2019

Does drinking order dictate hangover intensity. Cambridge scientists investigated...

21 May 2019

An app can detect middle ear fluid signalling infections in babies and children...

20 May 2019

Destroyed structures have been found as glass particles in sand.

17 May 2019

Video streaming consumes 3% of global electricity, a new study examines how streaming habits contribute.

16 May 2019

Could bacteria-killing viruses succeed where antibiotics fail?

12 May 2019

Should there be a limit on how much testosterone a woman can have?

11 May 2019

Wasps are capable of “transitive inference”, a cognitive skill previously thought to be unique to humans.

10 May 2019

Meet T-Rex's pint-sized ancestor, revealed after twenty years of mystery...

03 May 2019

The largest ever genome-wide study of bipolar has found important new genetic links.

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...