Aberdeen Science Centre is set to launch its summer programme online on Friday, with a wide variety of experiments and activities for youngsters to enjoy while staying at home.
A university is to collaborate with the NHS and Scottish technology companies to use artificial intelligence (AI) to determine which patients need bowel cancer screenings.
The rate of spread of the coronavirus infection across the UK, and the R number, remain the same as last week.
Bread mould mutates its own DNA as a way of fighting off infections, new research suggests.
Researchers from Aberdeen University have helped to identify a link between alcohol abuse and anxiety in men.
Wearing face masks at home might help curb the spread of coronavirus among members in the same household, but only before symptoms develop, new research suggests.
Construction will resume on Aberdeen University’s new £35 million science building next month.
The transparency of scientific advice to ministers during the coronavirus outbreak will be a “big issue” in a future inquiry into how the crisis was handled, a top Government adviser has said.
Downing Street has signalled ministers should shoulder responsibility for controversial decisions made during the coronavirus pandemic after Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey sought to blame scientists.
The Government’s coronavirus testing capacity has been “inadequate” throughout the pandemic, while the decision to ditch community testing early in the pandemic was “one of the most consequential made” during the crisis, MPs have told Boris Johnson.
The Government’s coronavirus testing capacity has been “inadequate” throughout the pandemic while there has been a lack of transparency over some of its crucial decision-making, MPs have told Boris Johnson.
A new generation of wearable devices could be powered by human sweat instead of conventional batteries, scientists have said.
European astronomers have found the closest black hole to Earth yet – so near that two stars orbiting it can be seen by the naked eye.
The Sun possesses powers which make it the most important source of energy for life on Earth, but compared to some of its galactic counterparts it may actually be a little sleepy.
Microplastics pollution is causing disruption and behavioural changes among hermit crab populations, researchers have claimed.
Scientists hope to begin clinical tests of a new anti-viral drug which has had positive results in laboratory tests against Covid-19.
What US President Donald Trump says and does often flies in the face of mainstream science. Coronavirus and the idea of injecting disinfectants is only the latest episode.
A tube driver who swapped the Underground for undergraduate life has been appointed to one of the world’s most prestigious science programmes.
Drinking in pregnancy could put children at an increased risk of developing depression as teenagers, according to new research.
Contact tracing apps must be made with privacy at their heart and only keep data as long as necessary, governments have been told.
The world must live with the threat of Covid-19 “for the foreseeable future” as there is no guarantee of a successful vaccine, a prominent expert on the disease has reportedly said.
Eamonn Holmes has attempted to “clarify” his comments on 5G technology and coronavirus – as Ofcom said it would urgently assess hundreds of complaints about his remarks.
The idea that certain creatures such as bats pose a higher risk of spreading viruses to humans may not be accurate, new research suggests.
Babies and young children could be wrongly diagnosed with a milk allergy due to medical guidelines linked to the condition, scientists have suggested.
Motorboat noise causes clownfish to hide, skip meals and attack their neighbours, research has found.
Highly-prized ornate ostrich eggs found in Europe, the Middle East and north Africa suggest the ancient world was more connected than previously thought, according to research.
The virus that causes Covid-19 acts like a “wolf in sheep’s clothing” by using sugars to trick its way into the human body, according to new research.
Man’s direct ancestor Homo erectus is at least 150,000 years older than previously thought and may have emerged from South Africa, researchers have said.
Mice, like humans, have facial expressions that can reveal their emotional state, according to scientists.
Quantum technology could help diagnose and treat a heart condition that affects around one million people in the UK, a new study suggests.