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

09 November 2018

'Real' fake tan could one day fight skin cancer.

06 November 2018

A cell scaffold that recreates the mechanical, biological and electrical conditions that cells need to grow inside...

06 November 2018

Non-genetic traits inherited between generations are rarer than previously thought, according to a new study in Cell.

30 October 2018

The origin and evolution of tuberculosis has been determined from the largest study of this disease.

26 October 2018

If we can't see them, how do we know they're there?

26 October 2018

Mass coral bleaching in 2016 has affected the fierce butterfly fish.

18 October 2018

Four gas giants form from the dust of a junior star...

12 October 2018

Young people are drinking less or not starting to drink alcohol at all, a new study finds.

11 October 2018

How thyroxine controls retinal development...

05 October 2018

With NASA turning 60, Professor Andrew Coates of University College London, spoke to Sam Brown about what's next...

05 October 2018

Scientists have found cracks in elephants skin which keep them cool and liked this cracking to a common, genetic skin...

28 September 2018

Will we ever know how prime numbers are distributed along the number line?

27 September 2018

How much sun is too much? Scientists have made a wristband sensor that will tell us just that...

21 September 2018

Do first impressions really last, or do we have a tendency to give people that second chance?

07 September 2018

The sun is a free and plentiful energy source which could be used to produce clean fuel. New research moves us closer...

31 August 2018

Can the use of improved satellite navigation devices actually make driving safer?

29 July 2018

A biodegradable "plastic" wrapping made from crab shells and plant waste has been developed by scientists in...

28 July 2018

Using the power of tiny magnets, a team at Stanford have captured cancer cells circulating in the blood

20 July 2018

A robot powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) is helping chemists to discover new molecules and chemical reactions...

20 July 2018

Could blocking the survival of ‘memory’ immune cells be the answer to a disfiguring skin condition?

19 July 2018

Circumcision is preventing tens of thousands of cases of HIV infection, a new study from Zimbabwe has confirmed this...

16 July 2018

A hearing aid system that uses light to send sound signals into the nervous system has been developed by researchers in...

16 July 2018

The natural tendency of circulating cancer cells to seek out their parent tumours, or sites of cancer spread called...