Leaders from across scientific disciplines tell MPs leaving EU would relegate UK to bit player in worldwide research
High-amplitude sound waves generate an 'acoustic hologram' that can suspend a 4mm-wide polystyrene ball in space
The leading scientist has been accused of reinforcing sexist stereotypes
Luhman 16B is the nearest brown dwarf to Earth, and the third nearest star system to our solar system
Scientists say it's too early to say whether Ceres could support microbial life, but a visit from the Dawn spacecraft in early 2015 should provide answers
Feeling the cold may be a healthy and sustainable way to lose weight
A failure to respond to an order from the ship's captain may have played a critical role in the operational fiasco that led to the stranding of the Akademik Shokalskiy in thick Antarctic sea ice on Christmas Eve.
TV picks, Tuesday 21 January
Scientists publish first mathematical proof explaining the reason it might always seem like everyone else is doing better than you – because (on average) they are
A leading toxicologist has said that Alexander the Great may have died after drinking wine made from a poisonous plant that would have cause a slow and painful death
A coronal mass ejection two days ago could make the aurora visible
Sophie Lester, 7, asked the ‘lovely scientists’ if she could have a dragon to play with at weekends
Work will allow it to perform the highest energy particle collisions ever attempted
He was the father of modern computing whose work on the Enigma code at Bletchley Park is said to have shortened the Second World War.
People with the gene variant are less able to recognise faces
Coalition of leading scientists claim ferret experiments could lead to a pandemic