Emperor Penguin population will decrease by more than 50% over the current century says...

An international team of researchers recommends the need for additional measures to protect and conserve one of the most iconic Antarctic species – the...

Mystery of the Halton Castle skeletons deepens

The second season of excavations at Halton Castle has raised more questions that it has answered. Archaeologists from Norton Priory and the University of...

Gender Neutral Robots: 80% of Brits say yes!

Technology is advancing at a rate that a decade or two ago would have been unbelievable, robotic help is now upon us. Seven in ten...

New Scottish fossil sheds light on the origins of lizards

A fossil discovery from Scotland has provided new information on the early evolution of lizards, during the time of the dinosaurs The tiny skeleton discovered...

AI tool could help thousands avoid fatal heart attacks

An AI tool that can predict 10-year risk of deadly heart attacks, could transform treatment for patients who undergo CT scans to investigate chest...

It might be stretching the point, but you really can feel like Mr Fantastic

Everyone dreams of having superhero powers. Well, scientists say it is now possible to believe, albeit fleetingly, that you have the powers...

Thawing permafrost could release cancer-causing gas

Thawing of permafrost due to climate change could expose the Arctic population to much greater concentrations of the cancer-causing gas Radon, a new story...

Over-hunting walruses contributed to the collapse of Norse Greenland

The mysterious disappearance of Greenland’s Norse colonies sometime in the 15th century may have been down to the overexploitation of walrus populations for their tusks,...

Thermonuclear blast sends supernova survivor star hurtling across the Milky Way

An exploding white dwarf star blasted itself out of its orbit with another star in a ‘partial supernova’ and is now hurtling across our...

Scientists shed light on mystery of dark matter

Scientists have identified a sub-atomic particle that could have formed the “dark matter” in the Universe during the Big Bang. Up to 80% of the...