The giant berg A-68 looks finally to be on the move. Recent weeks have seen it shuffle back and forth … More Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea
A national study shows that R&D grants to firms significantly boost growth and create jobs. Grants totalling £8bn led to … More Research grants ‘boost jobs and growth’
You are dead. Now what? It’s the start of a fascinating and eventful – if gory and smelly – journey, … More Does the UK need a human ‘body farm’?
Lithium-ion batteries that are resistant to exploding or catching fire have been developed by scientists. The devices produced sufficient energy … More ‘No fire risk’ with new lithium batteries
Animals and plants may be living in warm caves under Antarctica’s ice, according to a study. Australian researchers said that … More Unknown species may thrive in Antarctic caves
Modern buildings with large expanses of glass or mirrored surfaces are “potentially dangerous” for bats, research suggests. Scientists are calling … More Bats ‘tricked’ into flying into buildings