Tag Archives: science

A refreshing sensor

Alcohol may come in a variety of different forms, from fine wine to cold ciders; the environment and situation which one    ... more

A miracle material

Scientists from Queens University Belfast have published new research, which suggests the discovery of a new material, which may revolutionise the    ... more

Flying into space

Beginning its construction in 1998, when the first module was launched, NASA’s International Space Station (ISS) took over 115 space flights to compete.    ... more

Holographic electronics

Holographic technology is a concept which seems to be straight from science fiction the way it projects 3D light images. These    ... more

Aromatic allegations

Human beings seem to have five key senses, these being sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell. Certain individuals may suggest humans    ... more

A genetic discovery

In a collaborative study, led by University College London (UCL) in partnership with Imperial College London, two institutes set out to    ... more

Voluntary well-being

The act of volunteering may be an activity undertaken for several reasons. Whether seeking to meet new people, gain new skills    ... more

Genetic data storage

In human beings and other organisms, there is a hereditary material in each cell known as deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA as    ... more

The human bond

The human brain is believed to be the most complex organ in the body, responsible for processing information, regulating important functions    ... more

The art of anatomy

The human body and its anatomy may have been a source of interest across many fields for thousands of years, from    ... more

Thawing through the law

Last week, the landmark case regarding the cryonic freezing of a terminal 14 year-old was settled by the Honorable Mr. Justice    ... more

When Berlin takes back the night

For many, Berlin may have an extensive and potentially interesting history, especially regarding the previous century, and this summer may be    ... more

A ferm hypothesis

Particle physics has seen a week of new discoveries, having found evidence of two theoretical particles - the “Weyl Fermion” and    ... more

A leg to stand on

An innovative prosthetic leg design that anchors directly onto the bone has just been approved by the FDA. The design may    ... more

Spark of mystery

In a world-first, researchers appear to have discovered a material that may act as both a conductor and an insulator simultaneously,    ... more

A mammoth task

A team of researchers at the University of Chicago carried out the first in-depth analysis of the woolly mammoth genome recently.    ... more

Renaissance lizards

The world’s first example of climate-induced sex reversal in the wild was discovered last week. The finding was published on the    ... more

Getting a fix on DNA

A team of researchers at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, led by Professor Vasily M. Studitsky has found an entirely new    ... more

New blood

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has announced the first trial to give synthetic blood to human volunteers. Scientists are aiming    ... more

On another planet

There seems to be a considerable buzz around Mars as the next ‘giant leap for mankind’. In particular, the crowd funded    ... more

Might still waters run deep?

Saturn’s moon Titan beholds vast seas and lakes brimming with liquid hydrocarbons, however what causes this has proven a secret. Using    ... more

A wider frame of mind

The most comprehensive evidence to date of schizophrenia’s causes has been produced by an international team of scientists led by researchers    ... more

Shape-shifting, scuttling, microbots

Researchers from MIT and Technische Universität München unfurled an untethered miniature origami robot that self-folds, walks, swims, and degrades at ICRA    ... more

Refreshing the memory

According to new research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), memories that have “vanished” through amnesia might now possibly be restored.    ... more

Knee-deep in data

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is reportedly developing computer tools as part of its Memex programme to probe the    ... more

Ahead of the pack

A newly discovered type of stem cell may allow human organ tissue to be grown inside large animals for research and    ... more

Collaborative resolutions

The 45th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum kicks off at Davos today in Switzerland. There are 2500 delegates attending    ... more

Striking a cord

Meinhardt’s team at the Dresden University of Technology in Germany successfully grew spinal cord-like tissue using mouse embryonic stem cells (mESCs).    ... more

A flourishing stem of treatment

Human embryonic stem cell (hESC) treatment is believed by many scientists to be at the forefront of medical advancement. hESCs may    ... more

Seeing is believing

Finding remedies to certain conditions is one of the main goals of science, because life is a precious thing. Think back    ... more

Changing industries perception

A new campaign has been launched to boost participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (the ‘STEM’ subjects) in English schools    ... more

Carpe Diem in the land of antiquity

Africa is an ancient landmass on many fronts; in a geological sense the most aged rocks are dated to 4 billion    ... more

The science of true love

There may be currently two solutions to debating wherever someone loves someone. The first may be to find a remote field    ... more

Strictly Science

Some may be amazed by science’s past deeds, others attempt to visualize its future and the rest weave the present. The    ... more

Pipetting DNA sample onto DNA sequencing gel

‘Quadruple helix’ cancer cure

A group of chemical biologists at the University of Cambridge have proven the existence of the quadruple helix in human cells,    ... more

Galaxy’s centre prompt awe

Recent reporting of so-called ‘geysers’ shooting out from the centre of the Milky Way, seems to be eliciting its share of    ... more

Scientists discover possible cure for noise-induced effects on hearing

Scientists have found a potential cure for permanent deafness caused by loud noise exposure, infection and drug use, using a medicine    ... more

Hurricane Sandy off the eastern United States

Surviving nature

Environmentalists, academics and technologists are learning how to measure the elements and looking to become the architects of new infrastructures that    ... more