Science

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Support for Brexit linked to xenophobia, research says

Support for Brexit linked to xenophobia, research says

Support for Brexit linked to xenophobia, research says

International researchers conducted two studies on more than 200 people

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Flat Earth Society tries to explain why the earth isn't round with Jake Yapp

The Flat Earth Society tries to explain why the earth isn't round with Jake Yapp

The Flat Earth Society tries to explain why the earth isn't round with Jake Yapp

Member of The Flat Earth Society Pete Svarrior says it's not in anyone's interest to hide the shape of the earth

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could 'replace humans altogether'

Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could 'replace humans altogether'

Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could 'replace humans altogether'

The physicist says artificial intelligence may be able to improve itself and outperform human beings

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

China launches remote sensing satellite for Venezuela

China launches remote sensing satellite for Venezuela

China launches remote sensing satellite for Venezuela

A remote sensing satellite is technology which detects and classify objects on which are on earth

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Asteroid expected to closely pass earth next week

Asteroid expected to closely pass earth next week

Asteroid expected to closely pass earth next week

The asteroid is thought to be roughly 10 to 30 metres in diameter

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

Biologist let electric eels shock him for research and claims it wasn't crazy

Biologist let electric eels shock him for research and claims it wasn't crazy

Biologist let electric eels shock him for research and claims it wasn't crazy

Kenneth Catania says he's been accidentally shocked by electric eels before, so knew roughly what to expect

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Spinning molecules which can kill cancer cells in just 60 seconds developed by scientists

Spinning molecules which can kill cancer cells in 60 seconds developed by scientists

New spinning molecules can kill cancer cells in just 60 seconds

Scientists say the tiny spinning molecules can get through cell linings due to their speed

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

'Excited for the experience' - Twitter users post funny memes and opinions about the solar eclipse

'Keep an eye on Trump' - Twitter users post funny memes and opinions about the solar eclipse

Twitter users post funny memes and opinions about the solar eclipse

Many online are using the opportunity to make jokes and post funny gifs

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Scientific breakthrough means we're another step closer to transferring pig organs to humans

Scientific breakthrough means we're another step closer to transferring pig organs to humans

Scientific breakthrough means we're another step closer to pig organ transplants

Scientists have been able to remove viruses from pig DNA

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Harry Kane is followed by Granit Xhaka in the 'underpaid' list

Scientists reckon Harry Kane is most underpaid player in world football

Scientists reckon Harry Kane is most underpaid player in world football

Computer scientists Lara Yaldo and Lior Shamir researched the wages of 6,082 European professional football players

Nasa to send the best tweet it finds to Voyager space probe

Nasa to send one amazing tweet to Voyager space probe

Nasa to send one amazing tweet to Voyager space probe

If you think you're a Twitter hit, you might want to try sending a tweet further than it's ever been before

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Jellyfish are already eaten mainly in Southeast Asia but crispy jellyfish are prepared in a different way

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Astronomers record finest details yet on gamma-ray bursts

Astronomers record gamma-ray bursts in finest-ever detail

Astronomers record gamma-ray bursts in finest-ever detail

Several telescopes were used to gain more information about gamma-ray bursts, one of the most explosive incidents in the entire universe

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

3D printed drone sends first images back to earth from International Space Station

WATCH: 3D printed drone sends first images back to earth from International Space Station

WATCH: 3D printed drone sends first images back to earth from ISS

The Int-Ball drone was created by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and has been on board the ISS since June

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Scientists use rats to create miniature human hearts for drug and treatment testing

Scientists use rats to create miniature human hearts for drug and treatment testing

Scientists use rats to create miniature human hearts for drug testing

Researchers replaced rat cells in the hearts with human cells and hope to now conduct more accurate research

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Panel recommends gene-altering leukaemia treatment to FDA

Panel recommends gene-altering leukaemia treatment to US drug agency

Revolutionary leukaemia gene therapy recommended to US drug agency

Scientists call the gene therapy 'a living drug' as it harnesses the immune system to fight cancer

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Scientists recreate volcanic properties to produce materials for cancer treatment

Scientists use the power of volcanoes to fight cancer

Scientists use the power of volcanoes to fight cancer

Researchers in Finland are creating particles which they claim could have the potential to kill tumours

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Parasite-like robots control where turtles roam by rewarding them with food

Parasite-like robots control turtures by rewarding them with food - and other animals could be next

Parasite-like robots control where turtles roam by rewarding them with food

Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have created a robot which sits on turtles' backs and controls them

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Scientists claim to have discovered the cause of grey hair and baldness

Have scientists finally found the cure for baldness? New study offers hope

Have scientists finally found the cure for baldness? New study offers hope

Scientists were studying a genetic disease which causes tumours to grow on nerves, when they stumbled across cells linked to hair

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Nasa discovers landslide on Ceres which looks like Bart Simpson

Nasa finds Bart Simpson on dwarf planet Ceres

Nasa finds Bart Simpson on dwarf planet Ceres

Nasa and the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered that 20-30% of craters which are wider than 10 kilometres on Ceres have some form of landslide

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Prehistoric caiman remains in Catalonia date back 16 million years

16-million-year-old caiman remains found in Catalonia

16-million-year-old caiman remains found in Catalonia

Diplocynodon ratelii fossils were found in the Valles-Penedes basin in the 1990s, but it was not clear how far they dated back until now

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Spiders 'could eat the entire human population in a year'

Spiders could eat the entire human population in a year, says scientist

Spiders could eat the entire human population in a year, says scientist

Biologists Martin Nyffeler and Klaus Birkhofer have worked out how much food spiders eat in a year, and it's more than you might think

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Spider venom could be used to prevent damaging effects of strokes

Spider venom could be used to prevent damaging effects of strokes

Spider venom could be used to prevent damaging effects of strokes

A protein in the venom from Australia's funnel-web spider could help protect the brain from the damaging effects of strokes

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Spring is on the way, but what exactly is the spring equinox?

Spring is on the way, but what exactly is the spring equinox?

Spring is on the way, but what exactly is the spring equinox?

On March 20 the spring equinox will take place, meaning the equator will pass the centre of the sun and Spring will officially begin

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Astronomers discover 'super-earth' along with more than 100 new planets

Astronomers discover 'super-earth' among more than 100 new planets

Astronomers discover 'super-earth' among more than 100 new planets

Astronomers have discovered a 'super-earth' near our solar system as well as more than 100 new planets, which they say could possibly sustain life

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Plans for first UK commercial spaceflight launching within three years to be announced

Government wants UK commercial spaceflights within three years

Government wants UK commercial spaceflights within three years

The Government is to announce plans for the UK to launch its first commercial spaceflight within three years

SpaceX to send lethal superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX to send lethal MRSA superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX to send lethal superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX is planning on sending a dangerous bacterium to the International Space Station in order to conduct research into the treatment of MRSA

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Saturn's outer B ring

Nasa releases stunning images of Saturn's rings

Nasa releases stunning images of Saturn's rings

Nasa has taken stunning images of Saturn's rings which reveal unprecedented details of the icy particles orbiting the planet

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Scientists create a human and pig hybrid, as part of donor organ research

Scientists create a human and pig hybrid as part of organ donor research

Scientists create a human and pig hybrid as part of organ donor research

Scientists created a hybrid of a pig and a human, however they terminated the embryo before it could be born

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Scientists capture footage of a sonic boom of light for the first time

Scientists capture footage of a sonic boom of light for the first time

Scientists capture footage of a sonic boom of light for the first time

Scientists have captured footage of a sonic boom of light for the first time ever, using a custom-built camera which records frames just a trillionth of a second apart

Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Scientists now believe humans were responsible for the extinction of Australia's prehistoric giants

Humans 'caused the extinction of giant prehistoric animals' in Australia

Humans 'caused the extinction of giant prehistoric animals' in Australia

The extinction of prehistoric giant animals in Australia 45,000 years ago was more likely caused by humans rather than climate change, new evidence suggests

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Nasa researchers enter an isolated dome in Hawaii for eight months

Nasa scientists spending eight months in Hawaii volcano to replicate Mars

Nasa scientists spending eight months in Hawaii volcano to replicate Mars

Nasa researchers will enter an isolated dome at a Hawaii volcano today, and stay there for eight months in order to study human behaviour in space exploration

Scientists create a new robotic device, to help pump the heart

Now there's a mini-robot that can hug the heart - and it could be vital

Now there's a robot that can hug the heart

A new study has found that a robotic device which hugs the heart could give it gentle squeezes, to help those with weak hearts

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Scientists trigger predatory gene in mice, leading them to act like 'zombies'

Scientists trigger predatory gene in mice, leading them to act like 'zombie killers'

Scientists trigger predatory gene in mice, leading them to act like 'zombies'

Scientists have managed to trigger a predatory gene in mice, leading them to attack anything nearby

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Nasa release amazing new image of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Nasa releases amazing new image of Jupiter megastorm that's even bigger than earth

Nasa releases amazing new image of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Nasa have released an amazing new image of Jupiter's Great Red Spot, the megastorm which has been raging on the planet for centuries

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Scientists discover two animals of different species having sex

Scientists discover monkey and deer having inter-species sex

Scientists discover monkey and deer having inter-species sex

Scientists hope the surprising discovery could improve understanding of why some humans indulge in bestiality

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Humans may be able to regrow limbs in the near future

Scientist creating 'Frankenstein' creatures in the hope of one day regrowing human limbs

Scientist creating 'Frankenstein' creatures in hope of regrowing human limbs

It could be possible for humans to regrow limbs in a few decades, with further scientific research

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Acoustic holograms mean it could be possible to move items in midair

Acousting holograms made with 3D printers could move items in midair

Acousting holograms made with 3D printers could move items in midair

A new study has revealed it could be possible to move items in midair with sound fields, and could also be used to improve ultrasound therapies and ultrasonic imaging

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Do we exist? Sam Delaney needs answers

Sam Delaney finds out whether we're real

Is this all a simulation?

Researchers plan to break a world record by flying a glider to the edge of space

Researchers plan to break world record by flying glider to the edge of space

Researchers plan to break a world record by flying glider to the edge of space

The Perlan Mission II has been designed to discover more about the layers of the earth's atmosphere, as well as beat a world record set 50 years ago

Could the universe become transparent?

Could the universe become transparent? Scientists say yes

Could the universe become transparent? Scientists say yes

A study has found why some galaxies are more visible than others from Earth

Friday, July 8, 2016

Friday, July 8, 2016