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15 August 2017

Radio telescopes dotted across the globe have joined up to create the Event Horizon Telescope, which is the size of the...

15 August 2017

In 2020, the European Space Agency will launch a rover onto the surface of Mars on an exploratory mission to look for...

15 August 2017

Goldfish can survive the winter freeze using a genetic trick that allows them to convert lactic acid into alcohol.

15 August 2017

Artificial intelligence will change our future. Even the future of magic tricks.

15 August 2017

Cellular garbage disposal structures, known as lysosomes, may be worsening damage caused by Alzheimer’s disease,...

14 August 2017

How a space station in critical danger led to the development of the shiny metal blankets that prevent marathon runners...

14 August 2017

Only 5% of the universe is made up of physical matter, what else is out there?

14 August 2017

The immune system can be programmed to attack cancer, but it doesn't always work, and doctors work out why.

14 August 2017

Stripy sea snakes are more susceptible to the harmful effects of water pollution than their black coloured counterparts...

14 August 2017

Our gene of the month is all ears.

14 August 2017

Naked Scientist Kat Arney has written a new book about human genetics.

14 August 2017

Researchers are using DNA as a storage system for digital information.

14 August 2017

Gene therapy is a hot topic, but how do scientists get genes into cells?

14 August 2017

Researchers have edited DNA in human embryos more efficiently than ever before.

11 August 2017

Microscopic structures that can bend light are helping researchers lay the foundations of an invisibility cloak.

11 August 2017

Jesus famously turned water into wine, and now it looks like goldfish routinely do the same thing to survive in icy...

11 August 2017

The constellation of genes that need to be in working order to enable the immune system to kill off cancers has been...

11 August 2017

A certain species of bacteria breaks down compounds, commonly found in black tea, to create a molecule that protects...

08 August 2017

Is it the same as humans?

08 August 2017

And if so what can we do about it?