Science News

04 August 2016

Inflammation and a build-up of fibrous tissue in the ovary as it ages is behind the drop in fertility that women...

04 August 2016

A genetic change that rendered modern humans resistant to the effects of smoke may explain why we flourished while...

03 August 2016

New anti-cancer patch combats colon cancer using targeted therapy.

29 July 2016

A parasitic plant capable of devastating food crops has met its match with the domestic tomato...

29 July 2016

Harnessing the power of fire may have unwittingly led to the evolution of tuberculosis, according to a new study out...

25 July 2016

Speedy chewing robot munches on paleodiet to evaluate tooth wear rate.

22 July 2016

The greater honeyguide bird has evolved to seek out and cooperate with humans to help them find honey, scientists...

21 July 2016

A signal that underpins the narrowing of diseased arteries may hold the key to chemically unblocking them again...

20 July 2016

A technique for storing data using individual atoms has been announced by scientists in the Netherlands...

15 July 2016

Positive thinking can boost the immune system, new research has shown...

11 July 2016

A breakthrough in vaccination technology that could speed up the production of vaccines for Ebola, Zika or the Flu...

11 July 2016

Electronic nose senses pesticides and terrorism threats.

10 July 2016

After 277 attempts, Dolly - the world’s first cloned mammal, was born on the 5th July 1996 at the Roslin Institute in...

08 July 2016

Scientists studying some of the oldest life on Earth have discovered that the bacteria can use light that plants...

04 July 2016

Using a new exploration technique, scientists have identified a huge helium reserve in an area of high volcanic...

01 July 2016

A system for growing heart cells on a 3D electrically-conductive meshwork to study their behaviour has been developed...

01 July 2016

DNA editing tools can be used to combat herpes viruses, Dutch scientists have shown...

01 July 2016

Two vaccines capable of protecting against Zika virus have been tested successfully in mice, US scientists announced...

01 July 2016

A new, non-stick surface for shampoo bottles could boost recycling.

27 June 2016

Solar powered aeroplane Solar Impulse 2 has broken a world record without burning a drop of a jet fuel...

24 June 2016

Fears about the dangers of Zika virus infection in pregnancy are fuelling a dramatic rise in illegal abortions...

24 June 2016

The itchiness of a mosquito bite dramatically boosts the infection rate for viruses like dengue, yellow fever and...

24 June 2016

An electric field applied to liquid chocolate during processing makes it possible to cut the fat content.

24 June 2016

A new way to find the optimal cocktail of drugs for patients with cystic fibrosis has been announced by Dutch...