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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

UK scientists edit genome to change human embryo development

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:01:25 GMT

Team at London’s Crick Institute knock out a gene called Oct4 in fertilised human eggs

Facial fixation betrays a fear of what genetic detail unmasks

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:05:42 GMT

Faces unlock Apple phones but Greeks believed they reveal the secrets of the soul

Cassini takes meteoric last dive into Saturn’s atmosphere

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:17:42 GMT

Nasa spacecraft ends 13-year tour of planet and its moons 23 seconds late

Cassini prepares to burn up in Saturn’s atmosphere 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:17:29 GMT

Nasa spacecraft to transmit final burst of data to cap triumphant mission

Break down disability barriers to spur growth and innovation

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:49:15 GMT

Inventive solutions to an impairment lead to advances in science and technology

Challenging accepted thinking is paramount to problem solving

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:18:40 GMT

Niels Bohr, Einstein’s lesser-known sparring partner deserves greater recognition

FT Health: Stem cells — pushing the boundaries

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:05:31 GMT

Innovation v regulation, state-sponsored quackery, the language of madness

Online gaming yields first results for Alzheimer’s research

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 23:01:38 GMT

Players of the Stall Catchers game compete to analyse blood flow to the brain