Scientists get a grip on sloth family tree

Scientists have solved the evolutionary puzzle of how sloths went from enormous ground-dwelling giants to the small, famously-laidback tree-climbers of the modern day. The study,...

Rapid change in coral reefs prompts global calls for a rethink

Coral reef experts from around the world are calling for an urgent re-evaluation of our climate goals in the light of increasing evidence of...

DNA from 31,000-year-old milk teeth leads to discovery of new group of ancient Siberians

Two children’s milk teeth buried deep in a remote archaeological site in north eastern Siberia have revealed a previously unknown group of people lived...

Rare grizzled skipper butterfly takes flight in Derbyshire after 52-year absence

A rare butterfly, the size of a postage stamp, has been reintroduced to a site in Derbyshire where it has not been seen for...

3 Ways Of Blocking Ads and Popups On Google Chrome Browser

Persistent ads and popups can be very annoying. Unfortunately, some ads will direct you to malicious sites which injects your computer or mobile phone...

Antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels, global study finds

Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels by up to 300 times, the first ever global study has...

Bedbugs evolved more than 100 million years ago – and walked the earth with...

Bedbugs – some of the most unwanted human bed-mates - have been parasitic companions with other species aside from humans for more than 100...

24% of West Antarctic ice is now unstable

During the past 25 years, ocean melting has caused ice thinning to spread across one quarter of the entire West Antarctic ice sheet, according...

Securing Digital Communications: How You Can Increase Your Privacy

No matter how you look at it, digital communication is vital. It allows us to communicate with your friends and family across vast distances....

Scientists solve the conundrum of developing cheaper and more efficient solar power

Scientists have helped to solve a puzzle that could lead to cheaper and more efficient solar power. A team of researchers, including physicists at Durham...