An orchid growing on a volcano and an underground tree amongst new species named...

74 plants and 15 fungi were named by botanists and mycologists at Kew and at partner organisations around the globe. They cover everything...

New images reveal what Neptune and Uranus really look like

Neptune is fondly known for being a rich blue and Uranus green – but a new study has revealed that the two ice giants...

How traditional cultures use their environment to navigate

Traditional navigation techniques from across the world, some of which have been in use for thousands of years, can inform western science, according to...

Make way for Santa-British Researchers Combatting Space Junk Ahead of Christmas

The expanding clutter in space, driven by an influx of orbiting satellites, poses a significant challenge. This surge in space traffic is accelerating the...

Train accidents could be caused by solar storms according to a study

Train accidents could be caused by solar storms switching signalling from red to green according to new research examining the impact of space weather. Solar...

Could climate change be impacting on our brain?

A new element of the catastrophic impacts of climate change is emerging – how global warming is impacting the human brain. In a paper published...

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...

Faster Arctic warming hastens 2C rise by eight years

Faster warming in the Arctic will be responsible for a global 2C temperature rise being reached eight years earlier than if the region was...

Scientists have run the first proof of concept of their DNA ‘time machine’ to...

Scientists have run the first proof of concept of their DNA ‘time machine’ to shed light on a century of environmental change in a...

Ancient landscape discovered beneath East Antarctic Ice Sheet 

Scientists at Newcastle University have discovered an ancient landscape that has lain hidden beneath the East Antarctic Ice Sheet for millions of years. The research...