Science News

17 June 2016

Exercise is commonly associated with stress relief and well being, and researchers now believe it could also be the...

17 June 2016

A technique for producing anatomically accurate replacement bones using a individual's own cells has been...

17 June 2016

Tobacco plant may light up the way to beat malaria.

10 June 2016

A new coating, illuminated by a low-cost infrared laser, can produce powerful beams of warm white light.

10 June 2016

An immune system reboot can halt the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS), doctors in Canada have reported this...

10 June 2016

Researchers have demonstrated a unique carbon capture and storage process that can convert carbon dioxide into...

07 June 2016

When given the choice of plastic particles or zooplankton, fish prefer to eat plastic. Is it time to ban microplastic...

03 June 2016

Opioid drugs, like morphine, can paradoxically cause chronic pain conditions.

03 June 2016

A technique to trigger an anti-cancer immune response potentially capable of neutralising any tumour has been...

27 May 2016

New insights into how cancers recur have been revealed by scientists in the US.

27 May 2016

A new generation of "optical" clock promises to make time-keeping even more accurate.

20 May 2016

A tiny organism that lives in soil has been found to reverse some of the physical effects of stress.

20 May 2016

ADHD might affect up to 1 in 8 adults according to new research.

20 May 2016

Mars was once home to enormous tidal waves, new evidence suggests.

19 May 2016

Study finds that having Botox treatment impairs your ability to read the emotions of others.

17 May 2016

Scientists have developed a portable, low-cost, and rapid test for the Zika virus that will soon be deployed in the...

13 May 2016

Researchers have discovered a new route, which could help explain the very origins of life on Earth.

06 May 2016

Nanobots (really small robots) sound like science fiction, but Cambridge researchers have brought them one step closer...

29 April 2016

Pensioners vaccinated before 11am had up to four times the immune response compared to those in the afternoon, new...

29 April 2016

A gene that adds two years to your appearance has been documented by scientists studying people in the Netherlands and...

29 April 2016

Microscopic beads coated with part of the outer shell of human eggs could act as both a contraceptive and fertility...

22 April 2016

One half of the human brain remains on alert the first time you sleep in unfamiliar surroundings...

21 April 2016

Vegetarianism may the best option for feeding the growing global population if we're to avoid widespread...

21 April 2016

The male hormone testosterone causes arteries to harden, explaining why heart disease is more prevalent among men...