Coronavirus appears to be capable of spreading from person to person and between cities, new findings suggest.
Scientists believe they have come up with a formula for the perfect cup of coffee – it needs fewer beans which are ground more coarsely.
The majority of people in the UK would support the widespread use of drones if stringent safety, security and monitoring measures existed, a new report has suggested.
A scan that involves magnetising molecules can let doctors see in real time which regions of a breast tumour are active, new research suggests.
Scientists have developed what they call living concrete by using sand, gel and bacteria.
A common gut bacteria can slow and even reverse build-up of a protein associated with Parkinson’s, new research has suggested.
It may sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but scientists have developed a machine that can keep human livers alive for one week outside the body.
A school student interning at Nasa helped to discover a planet with two stars, the agency has announced.
One of the first people in Scotland to take part in a new trial for Huntington’s disease (HD) says the programme has taken him from a “real place of darkness”.
Metal particles released by worn-out brake pads may have the same harmful effects on the immune system as diesel exhaust fumes, according to new research.
While you wouldn’t expect to find yourself sitting next to a cuttlefish in the cinema, the world of 3D movies and glasses is not closed-off to the creatures.
Scientists have developed a test that uses a smartphone camera to diagnose urinary tract infections in 25 minutes.
Men with testicular cancer could be spared some of the side effects of chemotherapy after new research suggested their treatment could be halved.
Six new exoplanets orbiting very close to their stars could hold the key to understanding more about the Earth’s geology, astronomers say.
Fifty new low-cost washing machines designed by a British university student are to be installed at an Iraq refugee camp this week.
Astronomers believe they have uncovered the mystery as to how ancient black holes grew quickly to become supermassive objects around 12 billion years ago.
Regular cannabis use could affect heart structure and function, new research suggests.
Travelling up a river flowing as fast as three metres per second is no simple feat for any creature but certain insects have super strong suction organs that make it a walk in the park.
Overweight women can lower their heightened risk of breast cancer by losing weight during middle age, research has found.
Scientists have identified cells key to motor neurone disease (MND) and hope the research breakthrough brings a cure a step closer.
Some whales are huge, giant even, and are the largest creatures to have evolved on the planet.
Scientists have tested a new method to protect crops from disease by making the plants manufacture antibiotics derived from bacteria.
Investment in science, and research and development is key for the UK to reap the rewards of future technologies, Tim Peake has said.
The idea that dogs age seven years for every human year is a myth, scientists have claimed.
Digital alerts which monitor patients for sepsis have resulted in a fall in deaths and hospital stays linked to the deadly condition.
Most people associate influencers with social media nowadays but it seems there is a different form among birds guiding the flock.
Astronomers have discovered an ultra-fast star travelling at more than 3.7 million miles per hour.
A “smart needle” has been developed by scientists in the UK which could speed up cancer detection and diagnosis times.
Advanced technology that can tell whether a person has used heroin even if they wash their hands could help police identify drug users and dealers.
Astronomers may have discovered a new class of black holes, smaller than any previously identified in the universe.