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

23 November 2018

Termite mounds up to 4,000 years old have been discovered in Brazil...

21 November 2018

Every 4 minutes someone in the UK dies of cancer, researchers look for an improved treatment.

16 November 2018

A galaxy in the early universe feeds off its smaller neighbours...

15 November 2018

Intestinal bacteria can trigger the development of conditions like type 1 diabetes, a new study has shown...

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...