In a new study, the team lays out a strategy for using currently available printers to create materials that meld solid and liquid components—a tricky feat if you don’t want your robot to collapse.
Researchers have designed mechanisms to counter the vulnerabilities in push-notification based systems.
Researchers influence white blood cells, called macrophages, to slow or reverse disease progression
DNA analysis of thousands of tumours from NHS patients has found a ‘treasure trove’ of clues about the causes of cancer
Pollutants like microplastics may be causing growth defects in fish, including skeletal deformities, new study reveals
Scientists have solved one of nature’s biggest criminal cases, an egg forgery scandal two million years in the making.
Diverse microbial life existed on Earth at least 3.75 billion years ago, suggests a new study that challenges the conventional view of when life began.
Feeling a sense of purpose or meaning in life is associated with a lower risk of dementia years later, finds a new review of evidence.
Psilocybin, the psychedelic compound found in magic mushrooms, helps to “open up” depressed people’s brains, even weeks after use, a study has found.
Scientists have developed a highly efficient water purification filter that uses only solar power.
Analysis of data from 140 countries suggests many rich countries could use less energy per capita without compromising health, happiness or prosperity.
Study begins to grapple with process of exactly how it works, finds it does not reverse changes brought by learning
Researchers design experiment to look for axions over a wide range of frequencies and masses
An international group of astrophysicists re-examined the data and found 10 additional black hole mergers, all outside the detection threshold of the original analysis.
Study describes a breakthrough in the quest to improve photosynthesis in certain crops, a step toward adapting plants to rapid climate changes and increasing yields.
The findings could prove crucial for developing new therapies to re-grow hair and provide a blueprint for unraveling other mysteries of tissue growth at the cellular level
Finding adds to evidence that unicellular organisms have "regulated cell-death" processes like those found in animals; discovery could one day lead to new antifungal drugs
Study suggests that high self-esteem can have a positive influence in many areas of people’s lives.
Beyond the honeybee, research reveals the importance of pollinator diversity
Scientists use ‘impressive’ chemistry that opens new doors for hard drives and other cutting-edge technology