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The meteorite hunters: the booming trade in space rocks

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:00:57 GMT

How a town on the edge of the Sahara became a hub for collectors, scientists and traders in search of valuable meteorites 

Conjuring signs of life from the cosmic soup

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:39:45 GMT

Scientists offer tantalising insight into how atoms were jolted out of their inertia

Brain probe breakthrough provides hope for quadriplegic patients

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:00:52 GMT

UK research expected to be ‘game changer’ in understanding conditions such as Alzheimers

GSK’s chief scientist leaves for senior UK government job

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 05:01:02 GMT

Patrick Vallance to depart after 6 years as president of R&D following restructuring

Previously unknown void found deep inside Great Pyramid of Giza

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 12:08:09 GMT

Techniques from particle physics used to probe interior of ancient Egyptian monument

Catalan start-up uses drones to teach students science

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 04:00:54 GMT

The tools give teachers a resource to engage pupils in developing their technical skills

MRSA superbug spreading from hospitals across UK

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 18:06:09 GMT

First comprehensive study discovers large number of small outbreaks

New techniques expand potential of Crispr gene editing tool

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 17:20:38 GMT

Joint MiT and Harvard discoveries could extend range of treatable genetic disorders

Science start-ups struggle to bridge the gender gap

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:02:01 GMT

Britain’s economy loses out on £2bn a year through a dearth of female entrepreneurs

Why teenagers need more sleep

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:01:47 GMT

Allowing adolescents to lie in has benefits for health, education and the economy

Gene therapy helped these children see. Can it transform medicine? 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:00:49 GMT

A pioneering new way to fight disease is finding success among doctors and patients. But what are its costs and dangers?

Neolithic Stonehenge revellers feasted on Scottish beef

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:01:26 GMT

Scientists discover animals were brought from miles away for rituals 4,500 years ago

Neutron star smash sets the universe quivering

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:03:25 GMT

Collision in a distant galaxy propelled atoms of gold and uranium into space

The ultimate fake news scenario

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:12:12 GMT

You can now transpose your facial gestures on to a video of someone else

Nobel prizes show how scientific thinkers depend on doers

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 17:03:11 GMT

The physics and chemistry awards are odes to fantastically inventive technology

Nobel chemistry prize for developers of ‘cool microscopy’

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:20:36 GMT

Technique generates 3D images used for drugs to treat Zika and other diseases

Nobel physics prize for gravitational wave pioneers

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:39:13 GMT

Three scientists recognised for work that opens new window on the universe

How companies draw on science fiction

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:58:38 GMT

Volkswagen, Hersheys and Capital One are among the companies hiring futurists

US scientists win Nobel medicine prize for body clock research

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:49:49 GMT

Winners worked out how a biochemical feedback mechanism maintains our circadian rhythm

The Philippines offers hope of a rabies-free future

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 19:08:37 GMT

Pilot programme suggests disease that kills 59,000 people a year can be defeated

A scientific front opens up in the culture wars

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 18:36:15 GMT

Recent events raise questions about the biases that researchers drag into the lab

Lab-grown plants to ‘sow wealth’ for poorer coffee producers

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:39:26 GMT

Boosting hardiness and yield through science is helping farmers

Britain to invest £65m in US neutrino project

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:56:02 GMT

First substantial investment in American science will help unravel subatomic mysteries