The future of sound in the home

‘IMMERSIVE’ sound for films, game and music could soon be possible in the home using smartphones, laptops and tablets. 'Media Device Orchestration' is being developed...

Airborne telescope gives insight into the birth of stars

A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) professor is part of the team that has seen a NASA telescope, housed on a converted jumbo jet,...

Could global warming make the UK windier?

The UK and large parts of northern Europe could become windier if global temperatures reach 1.5˚C above pre-industrial levels, according to a new study. The...

The Many Benefits of Electric Motorbikes

Recent improvements in battery technology have seen the popularity of electric motorbikes rise in an unprecedented manner. Instead of being seen as a simple...

Oxfordshire chalk stream protecting pipeline reveals Iron Age secrets

A multi-million pound Thames Water project to protect the future of a rare Oxfordshire chalk stream has revealed some fascinating and gruesome discoveries dating...

Scientists aim to solve ‘male-killing’ evolutionary insect puzzle

Researchers at the University of Liverpool are leading a new international project to investigate the curious phenomenon of ‘male-killing’ microbes in insects. Many insect species...

Satellite data reveals dramatic change to Greenland’s ice sheet

A new study of Greenland’s ice sheet using long-term satellite records by Liverpool glaciologist, Dr James Lea, forms part of a collection of new insights into...

New images reveal fine threads of million-degree plasma woven throughout the Sun’s atmosphere

Researchers at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) unveil highest-ever resolution images of the Sun from NASA’s solar sounding rocket mission Newly released images of...

World’s largest ever DNA sequencing of Viking skeletons reveals they weren’t all Scandinavian and...

Invaders, pirates, warriors – the history books taught us that Vikings were brutal predators who travelled by sea from Scandinavia to pillage and raid...

Study uses computer modelling to identify ‘vulnerable sites’ on coronavirus protein

Scientists have used computer modelling to identify potential ‘vulnerable sites’ on a key protein found in coronavirus - paving the way for possible new...