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
Experts say the ground-breaking discovery could pave way for routine use of stem cells in medicine
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.
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During an extreme event, countries in the western Pacific experienced devastating droughts and wild fires
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
Scientists have analysed the molten rock within the dormant supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park and found that eruption is possible without any external trigger
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
A recent study has drawn links between mass culls or poaching of elephant herds and elephant psychological trauma