Hearing live music tugs at our heartstrings more than a recording, probably because it increases activity in an ...
The drumming sound of the 12-millimetre-long fish Danionella cerebrum can hit 140 decibels – now scientists have figured out ...
Both of the landers currently on the surface of the moon have ended up lying on their sides, but they still appear to be ...
Ancient and fragile papyrus samples are at risk of being damaged by fungi, but a wasabi-based treatment can disinfect them ...
A supplement containing a kind of carbohydrate that takes longer to be digested, called resistant starch, has helped people ...
Companies around the world are spreading crushed rocks on farms to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in a process called enhanced weathering, but the hard part is measuring how much is stored ...
YEARS ago, when David Kipping lived in London, he would walk home through the city and look up at the moon. As an astronomer, ...
One of the largest quasars in the early universe has helped to reveal a vast “protocluster” of nascent galaxies that is ...
A new class of mathematical shapes called soft cells can be used to describe how a remarkable variety of patterns in living ...
Does trophy hunting actually help animal conservation? It may seem counterintuitive, but trophy hunting leads to a lot of land being protected instead of being used for agriculture or logging – which ...
Astronomers have found a white dwarf star with a strange metallic scar on its surface. This blemish probably formed when the star ripped up and ate a small planet in its orbit. Researchers often spot ...
It may soon be possible to recreate the persona of someone who has died by training an artificial intelligence on their ...