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

03 August 2017

The use of artificial light at night, such as street lights, can harm pollination according to researchers at the...

03 August 2017

The new method aims to strip the harmful plastic byproduct from our water supplies.

02 August 2017

Scientists add weight to the theory that sleep and waist circumference are linked.

31 July 2017

Diabetes may be transferable to other individuals, scientists have shown...

31 July 2017

A response to “systematic bias, wastage, error, and fraud in research underpinning patient care” has been published in...

28 July 2017

Scientists report the first conclusive detection of vinyl cyanide, a molecule that could form cell-membrane like...

20 July 2017

Modern-day chemical engineers have built better batteries equipped with molecular pulleys...

18 July 2017

Researchers at the University of Stanford have found that as oil fields age they can produce up to ten times more...

14 July 2017

Disturbing slow wave sleep patterns of brain activity increase levels of the Alzheimer's protein beta-amyloid in...

14 July 2017

A drug to block Zika virus transmission from a pregnant mother to her unborn baby has been announced by scientists in...

08 July 2017

Scientists in Cambridge have developed a new technique to grow replacement bile ducts for patients with liver disease.

08 July 2017

Scientists in the US and Germany have developed a personalised immune therapy for skin cancer.

29 June 2017

A new technique to see inside tissues in three dimensions, so doctors can make better and much faster diagnoses during...

29 June 2017

Doctors in the UK have performed a pioneering treatment using powerful magnets to fix a problem with a patient's...

28 June 2017

For the first time since their extinction from over-hunting in the 16th century beavers have been reintroduced to...

22 June 2017

A genetic link has been found to preeclampsia, the condition that causes high blood pressure and urinary protein in a...

22 June 2017

Researchers in Isreal have developed a new way to optimise antibiotic treatment and reduce the risk of bacterial...

15 June 2017

A route through which Parkinson's Disease may be triggered in the intestine and then access the brain has been...

15 June 2017

How the tuberculosis bacterium overwhelms our immune defenses to trigger active TB disease has been demonstrated by...

08 June 2017

Einstein's theory of General Relativity, conceived a century ago, has enabled astronomers to weigh a nearby star,...

08 June 2017

Using a new technique, UK scientists have shown that developing babies preferentially look at patterns of light...

01 June 2017

The way in which the mind deciphers faces to tell us apart comes down to just a few hundred nerve cells in our brain...

01 June 2017

The reason why Zika virus attacks the developing brain to cause microcephaly has been solved by scientists in Cambridge...

25 May 2017

The long-standing question of why, and how, flamingos balance on just one leg seems to be about minimising muscular...