Science

Total 84 Posts

Technology isn’t always a route to progress

A cloud of questions hangs over the promise of technology.

Helping researchers add deeper knowledge about neutrons

Neutrons can penetrate through matter, which means they can be harnessed for all sorts of important work.

Meat grown in labs could cut greenhouse gas emissions

Climate smart food systems are needed to tackle food crises and climate change.

Why some cows like Knickers grow to become so big

An Internet-breaking 6'4" steer isn't the only animal to reach gigantic proportions.

Scientists are working together to solve one of the universe's mysteries

Perhaps precisely because they are so elusive, Fast Radio Bursts have received a lot of attention in the years since their discovery.

The world's first genetically edited babies

We don't know anything about the health of the baby girls who are reported to have been born. But it's clear scientists around the world are shocked.

Why some people love coffee and others tea

How did you start today – tea or coffee? Or neither? A study of more than 400,000 men and women links specific genes for tasting bitter flavours like caffeine with hot beverage consumption.