Nasa has created a stunning poster to go with the new planets announcement

If you hadn’t heard, Nasa casually announced the discovery of seven new planets that may well be hospitable to life. They’re about 40 light-years away, so pretty unrealistic holiday destinations for now, but Nasa’s artists have designed a great retro...

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Bumblebees are smart enough to teach each other how to score goals with tiny balls

Scientists have discovered that bumblebees are smarter than we thought and can even teach each other things, like how to score goals with miniature balls. Researchers from Queen Mary University Of London set the bees up on a platform with...

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Scientists have created gene-edited pigs that are immune to a major disease

Gene-edited pigs that seem to be immune to one of the industry’s biggest diseases, PRRS, have been created by scientists...

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These pictures show the sheer power of Storm Doris and the damage it’s caused across the UK

Storm Doris has been battering the UK, with winds reaching speeds of up to 90mph in some areas. What the...

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Brian Cox has a theory on why ghosts don’t exist and it sounds pretty convincing

Brian Cox has said he is convinced ghosts don’t exist and the Large Hadron Collider is the reason why. Speaking...

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What exactly is a weather bomb and why does Storm Doris count as one?

Winds of up to 90mph have been battering Britain, all because of Storm Doris. But the Met Office has made...

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A study has found that clever teenagers are more likely to drink and smoke weed

Bright kids are more likely to drink and smoke cannabis when they are teenagers, compared to their less gifted classmates,...

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Brain-controlled computer allows paralysed people to type almost as quickly as mobile phone users

A new pill-sized electronic brain implant allows users to control computer interfaces better than any such technology which has come...

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Why volunteer families are needed to test new fire alarm sounds

Hundreds of families across the UK are being sought to take part in a study to test a new fire...

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Here’s why scientists are making ants run on tiny treadmills

Scientists are making ants run on miniature treadmills so they can look at their brain patterns and work out how...

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Scientists have built a microscope that can film neurons firing in the brain

Scientists have built a new highly advanced microscope that can film moving blood cells and neurons firing in the brain...

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This facial recognition tool could help the endangered Lemur population

Researchers have successfully trialled a computer facial recognition tool that recognises individual lemurs in the wild. Lemur experts teamed up...

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Scientists finally think they know what makes us right or left-handed

Scientists finally know what makes us right or left-handed, and it’s all thanks to gene expression in the spinal cord...

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This is the weird reason why meteors burning up in the atmosphere sound like rustling leaves

The Earth’s atmosphere stops meteors all the time and we can hear it from the ground, but it only sounds...

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These signs from Boston’s Stand Up For Science rally are next level

On Sunday people came together in Boston’s Copley Square to #StandUpForScience. The scientists, some dressed in white lab coats, called...

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The delayed SpaceX launch has finally gone off without a hitch

After cancelling lift-off with just 13 seconds to go on Saturday, SpaceX have successfully launched a rocket from Nasa’s moon...

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North Pole research vessel mission ‘could improve climate forecasts’

A daring attempt to send a research vessel completely trapped in ice across the North Pole could lead to more...

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Is there really a secret eighth continent hiding below New Zealand?

You might have heard talk of a brand new continent that’s appeared out of the blue. Well it’s not new...

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Scientists have named a new minor planet Bernard

A minor planet has been officially named “Bernardbowen” after an Australian citizen science group won a competition to give it...

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The scientist who can erase memories says you’re not allowed to use it after a break-up

The Canadian scientist who has managed to erase fear-based memories in mice said that the process has “huge” ethical implications,...

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