Fusion reactors could become an economically viable means of generating electricity within a few decades, and policy makers should start planning to build them as a replacement for conventional nuclear power stations, according ...
Researchers at Durham University concluded that the identification of the remains as the Dunbar prisoners was "the only plausible explanation" when scientific data was analysed alongside historical information.
Astronomers believe they might have observed the first potential signs of dark matter interacting with a force other than gravity.
Scientists have produced a new map of the Moon's most unusual volcano showing that its explosive eruption spread debris over an area much greater than previously thought.
Scientists have produced a rainfall record strongly suggesting that man-made industrial emissions have contributed to less rainfall in the northern tropics.
Scientists have found a genetic mechanism that could stop the spread of a "devastating" disease threatening wheat crops.
Alpine goats appear to be shrinking in size as they react to changes in climate, according to new research from Durham University.
Scientists believe they have found a way to explain why there are not as many galaxies orbiting the Milky Way as expected.
The hunt for dark matter has taken another step forward thanks to new supercomputer simulations showing the evolution of our "local Universe" from the Big Bang to the present day.
Threatened animal species could cope better with the effects of climate change if competition from other animals for the same habitats is restricted, according to new research by Durham University.