The way in which man-made acids in the atmosphere interact with the dust that nourishes our oceans has been quantified by scientists for the first time.
From Snow White washing the dishes to a bunny rabbit police officer in Zootopia, Disney's animated films have portrayed many memorable female characters in the workplace during the past 80 years.
A study suggests that pharmaceuticals are polluting our rivers more than pesticides.
A new approach has been developed to combat diseases caused by herpesvirus infections, including everything from cold sores to cancer.
In a study led by the University of Leeds, scientists have solved one of the most challenging and long-standing problems in atmospheric science: to understand how particles are formed in the atmosphere.
Improved understanding of the way hundreds of different types of disease-causing bacteria operate could help pave the way to tackling their effects, according to leading scientists.
The first ever satellite tracking study of one the world's endangered seal species has revealed new information about their migration habits and hunting patterns.
The impacts of climate change are already being felt in the UK and urgent action is needed, concludes a report published today.
Crop yields will fall within the next decade due to climate change unless immediate action is taken to speed up the introduction of new and improved varieties, experts have warned.
A UK research team has discovered that a cell's protective layer acts like a turnstile, allowing proteins to be exported while preventing them from moving back in.