Fast changes between the solar seasons resolved by new sun clock

A New solar cycle clock resolves timings of solar activity, revealing the long and the short of the Sun’s seasons. Violent activity on our Sun...

How to Set up VPN on Windows, iOS, Android, MAC, Chrome OS

Trying to set up a VPN on your device manually? You can set up a VPN manually on any device in just a few...

Food or sex? Fruit flies give insight into decision-making

Individuals are likely to prioritise food over sex after being deprived of both, according to researchers at the University of Birmingham, who studied this...

Giraffes are as socially complex as elephants, study finds

Scientists at the University of Bristol have discovered evidence that giraffes are a highly socially complex species. Traditionally, giraffes were thought to have little or no...

Russian Arctic warming leads to major ice loss

Glaciers and ice caps in two archipelagos in the Russian Arctic are losing enough meltwater to fill nearly five million Olympic-size swimming pools each...

Decline in CO2 cooled earth’s climate over 30 million years ago, scientists find

New research demonstrates that a decline in the concentration of atmospheric CO2 played a major role in driving Earth’s climate from a warm greenhouse...

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...

Botanists name astonishing new species of ‘fairy lantern’ from Malaysian rainforests

So-called ‘fairy lanterns’ (genus Thismia) are among the most extraordinary-looking of all flowering plants. These curious, leafless plants grow in the darkest depths of...

Comet strike may have sparked civilisation shift

A cluster of comet fragments believed to have hit Earth nearly 13,000 years ago may have shaped the origins of human civilisation, research suggests. Possibly...

How does the one-humped Arabian camel survive without drinking?

Research led by scientists at the University of Bristol has shed new light on how the kidneys of the one-humped Arabian camel play an...