Insights into what makes the diabolical ironclad beetle so strong could lead to the development of new materials with the same toughness, a new study has suggested.
The secret to how birds are able to fly in gusty winds lies in the “elegant mechanics” of their wings, scientists have found.
A significant link has been found between air pollution and an increased risk of hospital admissions for neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases, according to a new study.
The revamped Aberdeen Science Centre will unveil its new look when it reopens next month.
The fastest possible speed of sound has been discovered by scientists, according to a new study.
The risk for melanoma, a deadly skin cancer, can be estimated long before detection of any suspicious moles, new research has suggested.
Men with deep voices are less committed to romantic relationships and more likely to cheat, according to a new study.
A Briton who traded working in a call centre to chase the aurora borealis across the world has said the natural phenomenon offers “a spiritual rush”.
A new study will look at the effectiveness of a drug used to treat inflammatory conditions as a treatment for patients with coronavirus in the community, especially care homes.
A participant in the paused coronavirus vaccine trial has said he is “keen and eager” to have a second dose despite the process being halted due to a possible side-effect experienced by another patient.
The oldest bull elephants in all-male groups are most likely to hold leading positions when travelling, according to a new study.
Brain and spinal cord function could be restored and repaired by a new molecule created by researchers, a study suggests.
Just 3% of medical research charities are eligible for Government funding and that is causing life-saving work to be cancelled, Labour has claimed.
There has never been any shortage of pioneering spirit and entrepreneurial flair in Scotland’s DNA.
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.
Researchers from Aberdeen University have helped to identify a link between alcohol abuse and anxiety in men.
Construction will resume on Aberdeen University’s new £35 million science building next month.
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.
A tube driver who swapped the Underground for undergraduate life has been appointed to one of the world’s most prestigious science programmes.
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.