Articles

24 August 2017

How can spotting X rays from exploding stars help identify skin cancers?

24 August 2017

A group of scientists including Stephen Hawking are petitioning the UN to urgently consider how AI might play a part in...

24 August 2017

Our lifespans are increasing, but our 'health-spans' haven't caught up. Could our microbiome have an...

24 August 2017

How an ancient Babylonian tablet has finally given up its 3,700-year-old mysteries.

24 August 2017

Remember the Holodeck in Star Trek? Well, animals now have their own virtual reality room...

22 August 2017

If we could photosynthesise, Mark asks, how much green skin would we need to make enough energy to live our normal...

22 August 2017

We answer your questions on diet!

22 August 2017

Back in 2012 we reported on the first ever meat to be grown in the lab, but is this a palatable future for our food?

22 August 2017

Foraging can be a fun and sustainable way to source food, but you need to know your stuff. So what are the basics?

22 August 2017

How can we eat for the benefit of our health, and for the planet's health too?

22 August 2017

With so much dietary information out there, how do we know what's food fact and what's fiction?

22 August 2017

Scientists have magnetised migrating reed warblers to find out how they navigate longitude, as well as latitude.

22 August 2017

Where would you be without your smartphone? Joe McGeehan developed some of the pivotal technology behind wireless...

22 August 2017

Researchers have used maths and psychology to analyse whether more diverse groups really do make better decisions.

22 August 2017

Scientists have found a way to re-programme the sex chromosomes of mice, making healthy previously infertile sperm.

18 August 2017

Disabling and disruptive to the lives of sufferers, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) affects around 740,000 people...

17 August 2017

A way to fix problems caused by additional copies of chromosomes has been discovered by UK scientists...

17 August 2017

Birds sense the disparity between true and magnetic north to help them navigate, new research has shown...

17 August 2017

Rght now, the human brain is the most complex structure in the known universe – but that may be about to change...

17 August 2017

The largest volcanic range on Earth lurks below an ice sheet in Antarctica, according to researchers at The University...

16 August 2017

Repairing damaged organs with injectable tissue bandages may only be a heartbeat away ...

16 August 2017

Blockchain technology developed to guarantee the value of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum is now being...

15 August 2017

A team at the University of Iowa are listening to the sounds of space ...

15 August 2017

Does washing up liquid leave behind toxic residue on our dishes?