Graphene smart membranes can control water

Researchers at The University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute (NGI) have achieved a long-sought-after objective of electrically controlling water flow through membranes, as reported...

Fossils key to fulfilling Darwin’s 160 year old prediction says Salford Researchers

A NEW study by researchers at the University of Salford has shown that fossils are likely to be key to fulfilling a prediction made...

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....

New research on ancient rhino tooth could unlock evolution mysteries

Scientists from the University of York were involved in a project to extract original proteins providing genetic data from a 1.77 million-year-old rhino tooth. It...

Atlantic circulation collapse could cut British crop farming

Crop production in Britain will fall dramatically if climate change causes the collapse of a vital pattern of ocean currents, new research suggests. The Atlantic Meridional...

Scientists find first evidence of microplastics passing from insects to predators in rivers

A species of river bird is swallowing hundreds of plastic fibres every day via their insect prey, research by Cardiff University and the Greenpeace...

Death by Spaghettification: Scientists Record Last Moments of Star Devoured by a Black Hole

A rare blast of light, emitted by a star as it is sucked in by a supermassive black hole, has been spotted by scientists...

World’s oldest DNA reveals how mammoths evolved

An international team led by researchers at the Centre for Palaeogenetics has sequenced DNA recovered from mammoth remains that are up to 1.2 million...

Ever wondered how a cauliflower ended up wth such a starnge shape?

Have you ever wondered how a cauliflower grows into its strange shape? - The mystery of how this peculiar shaped vegetable forms has now...

Life on Mars search could be misled by false fossils

Mars explorers searching for signs of ancient life could be fooled by fossil-like specimens created by chemical processes, research suggests. Rocks on Mars may contain...