Latest News


Researchers uncover a world of life on the back of a turtle

Added: 4 Jun 2020

Much to the delight of all Hindu’s and fans of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels, researchers have…

Materials Informatics: The Time For Adoption is Now

Added: 4 Jun 2020

Materials Informatics is the key to enabling a paradigm shift in our approach to materials science …

Viable sodium-ion battery for sustainable energy storage

Added: 3 Jun 2020

Washington State University (WSU) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researchers have…

Oil-hungry smart sponge could restore our oceans

Added: 2 Jun 2020

A Northwestern University-led team has developed a highly porous smart sponge that selectively soak…

ESPRESSO confirms Earth-sized planet around the nearest star

Added: 2 Jun 2020

The existence of a planet the size of Earth around the closest star in the solar system, Proxima Ce…

New MIT protein production protocol will speed up drug delivery

Added: 1 Jun 2020

MIT chemists have developed a protocol to rapidly produce protein chains up to 164 amino acids long…

New technique for higher resolution molecular imaging and analysis

Added: 1 Jun 2020

A Northwestern University research team has developed a new method to conduct spectroscopic nanosco…

Plastic-eating superworms host biodegrading gut bacteria

Added: 29 May 2020

Resembling giant mealworms, superworms (Zophobas atratus) are beetle larvae that are often sold in …

A roadmap for effective treatment of COVID-19

Added: 29 May 2020

Due to the devastating worldwide impact of COVID-19, the illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, th…

Deep earthquake simulation may unravel geophysical mystery (video)

Added: 29 May 2020

New computer modeling by Magali Billen, professor of earth and planetary sciences at UC Davis, offe…

Tracking the physics of biological cells using nanodevices (video)

Added: 28 May 2020

For the first time, scientists have introduced minuscule tracking devices directly into the interio…

How to fast without having to fast

Added: 28 May 2020

As modern lifestyles and high calorie diets drive the UK's obesity levels up, researchers from the …

Photoactivated enzymatic oxygen transfer

Added: 28 May 2020

Researchers at the Universities of Münster (Germany) and Pavia (Italy) have now identified an enzym…

Biohybrid organic battery combines nanocomposite and bacteria

Added: 27 May 2020

Scientists from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a programmable, biohybrid ma…

Listen to the song of the Arctic unicorn (video)

Added: 27 May 2020

With the help of Inuit hunters, geophysicists recently recorded the various calls, buzzes, clicks a…

Rats recognise rhythm

Added: 27 May 2020

Musical rhythm has very deep evolutionary roots and is present in some animals, according to a stud…

DIY reagents for COVID-19 testing

Sarah Lawton | Added: 20 May 2020

Researchers in Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick have developed a way to create s…

Will our climate bounce back as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown?

Sarah Lawton | Added: 20 May 2020

Stanford research study envisions energy and environment landscape after COVID-19, pinpointing redu…

Orbitronics: the next step for Moore’s Law?

Sarah Lawton | Added: 19 May 2020

SLAC scientists have broken the link between a quantum material's spin and orbital states, opening …

Return to work safely: Managing transmission in transport hubs

Sarah Lawton | Added: 18 May 2020

Aerosol specialists – ANCON Medical – discuss innovation that could detect COVID-19 in high traffic…