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

08 December 2017

Can computers speak dolphin?

04 December 2017

Evolution in our lifetime?

01 December 2017

Scientists have discovered the key reefs that could save other reefs from destruction...

30 November 2017

A brain hormone that controls water balance in the body also plays a key role in creating new blood cells, a new study...

30 November 2017

Hundreds of fossilised dinosaur eggs, some with preserved chicks still inside, have been uncovered by scientists in...

24 November 2017

Heavy drinkers are more likely to choose strongly alcoholic drinks associated with negative emotions, such as...

23 November 2017

Mice exposed to allergens pass on protective proteins to offspring through breastfeeding

23 November 2017

Dolly the cloned sheep didn't have early-onset arthritis, a new study looking at her skeleton has concluded.

23 November 2017

Cancers carry microbes with them when they spread around the body, suggesting that bacteria might promote the process,...

23 November 2017

New hair-thin brain probe could revolutionise how we record brain activity

23 November 2017

A chemical released by intestinal worms to prevent the immune system attacking them has been isolated by scientists in...

21 November 2017

New results shed light on excess positrons.

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

Scientists have found a new purpose for a diabetes drug that may improve the treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia.

18 October 2017

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