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3 days ago
Solar panels thinner than hair
Solar panels thinner than hair

South Korean researchers have developed flexible solar panels 100 times thinner than a human hair.

7 days ago
Microsoft gets into marijuana business
Microsoft gets into marijuana business

Software giant become first big tech company to get into booming legal weed business.

10 days ago
Birds as clever as apes
Birds as clever as apes

Scientists say that some birds are as clever as apes despite having smaller brains.

14 days ago
Why don’t birds get lost?
Why don’t birds get lost?

Researchers believe that birds may use quantum mechanics to find their direction.

16 days ago
Your goldfish probably recognises your face
Your goldfish probably recognises your face

Oxford scientists say that godfish are capable of recognising human faces.

17 days ago
Prof defends pig-human organs
Prof defends pig-human organs

University professor says growing human organs in pigs is ethically no worse than eating bacon.

18 days ago
Human organs grown in pigs
Human organs grown in pigs

Scientists are turning to pigs to overcome the shortage of human organs.

21 days ago
How did dogs become man’s best friend?
How did dogs become man’s best friend?

Researchers say that humans domesticated wolves not once but twice, thousands of miles apart.

21 days ago
Scientists in bid to create cells from scratch
Scientists in bid to create cells from scratch

An American-led team of scientists is hoping to construct an entire human cell from scratch.

24 days ago
Animal antibiotics a climate threat
Animal antibiotics a climate threat

Dung from animals treated with antibiotics consistently give off higher levels of methane according to a new study.

35 days ago
Researchers sniff out nose genes
Researchers sniff out nose genes

British researchers have found four genes they believe determine the shapes of our noses.

Science Discovery
37 days ago
Second largest asteroid found in Australia
Second largest asteroid found in Australia

The giant asteroid believed to have struck earth 3.4 billion years ago.

Environment
37 days ago
Mount Everest is not the tallest
Mount Everest is not the tallest

The long-famed mountain is in fact topped by the lesser-known Chimborazo in Ecuador.

37 days ago
Genes offer clue to giraffe’s long neck
Genes offer clue to giraffe’s long neck

Despite their long necks giraffe’s still only have the same seven vertebrae found in all mammals.

Environment
43 days ago
Crtitics demand change at ‘zoo of death’
Crtitics demand change at ‘zoo of death’

Activists say Indonesia’s largest zoo is overpopulated and are calling it a ‘zoo of death’.