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...

New treatment could become first ever targeted therapy designed for ‘untreatable’ childhood brain cancer

A new type of drug that targets a genetic weakness in an untreatable childhood brain cancer could become the first ever treatment designed to...

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star-Secrets of the ‘blue supergiant’ revealed

Before space telescopes, few blue supergiants had been observed, so our knowledge of these stars was limited. Leading astrophysicist Dr Tamara Rogers, from Newcastle University,...

Brown Banks and White Cliffs: the search for lost prehistoric settlements in the North...

After a successful expedition in 2018, the second voyage in search of prehistoric landscapes and submerged settlements within the Brown Bank area of the...

Ancient Bronze Age canoe has been unearthed by archaeologists during the building of a...

Archaeological work on a North Wales bypass has revealed a large burnt mound around 3500 years old with 3 troughs beneath, one possibly being...

Oxygen linked with the boom and bust of early animal evolution

Extreme fluctuations in atmospheric oxygen levels corresponded with evolutionary surges and extinctions in animal biodiversity during the Cambrian explosion, according to a new study. The...