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

14 October 2016

By combining an existing HIV drug with an antibody, researchers may have found a way to eliminate the need for...

14 October 2016

Scientists have developed a gene editing system with the potential to cure the inherited blood disorder sickle cell...

14 October 2016

An electronic implant has enabled a spinal injury patient to experience sensations from his hand for the first time...

07 October 2016

How cells recycle their waste, the mechanics of superconductivity and the crafting of nano-scale motors were...

07 October 2016

Scientists have successfully extracted proteins preserved for nearly 4 million years in ostrich eggshells.

07 October 2016

New research suggests that living forever is off the cards

30 September 2016

Bees can get emotional just like humans, a new study has shown...

30 September 2016

A fat formerly condemned for its association with heart attacks turns out to be powerfully protective against arterial...

27 September 2016

Sonic holograms that shape sound waves into complex patterns to manipulate tiny objects, have been developed by...

23 September 2016

A genetic test that can highlight heart attack risk decades before it happens has been unveiled by an international...

16 September 2016

Using brain implants, a pair of monkeys have reproduced some of Shakespeare's work to break a speed record for...

16 September 2016

A new concept in energy storage based on water and capable of soaking up power from solar cells has been developed by...

09 September 2016

Giraffe have long been assumed to be a single species. However, a new genetic study argues that there are in fact four...

02 September 2016

The dwarf planet Ceres spills its secrets with a series of six studies published today in the journal Science.

26 August 2016

Rigid robots step aside — the octopus-shaped soft equivalent, “octobot” is wiggling around.

26 August 2016

A new technique that makes whole rats see-through allows scientists to image intact organs, offering a bigger picture...

25 August 2016

Researchers think they may have found a "coffee gene".

25 August 2016

Growing human noroviruses in the lab.

25 August 2016

How lobsters eat poisonous jellyfish without getting stung.

19 August 2016

Birds serenade their incubating eggs to control how their offspring will handle heat.

18 August 2016

Empathy may make us learn faster when it comes to helping others, new research suggests.

18 August 2016

Many people complain that going on holiday caused them to catch a cold, and now we may know why!

12 August 2016

A plant virus spread by aphids renders tomato plants irresistible to bumblebees, which rush in to pollinate them, a...

12 August 2016

Living 500 years or more, a species of shark has swum away with the medal for world's longest-lived vertebrate...