Scientists have for the first time come closer to understanding how a clone of E. coli, described as the most important of its kind to cause human infections, has spread across the world in a very short time.
Historic changes to Antarctic sea ice could be unravelled using a new technique pioneered by scientists at Plymouth University.
Ocean acidification could have a major impact on the reproductive behaviour of fish living in affected waters, a new study shows.
A battle between the sexes may be behind a dramatic shift in diving beetle populations over the past three decades, a new study shows.
Rising sea temperatures in the Mediterranean are encouraging alien lionfish species to invade and colonise new territories with potentially serious ecological and socioeconomic impacts.
Electrical signals transmitted at high frequencies lose none of their energy when passed through the 'wonder material' graphene, a study led by Plymouth University has shown.
Ocean acidification may be impacting upon the population dynamics of marine species and hindering their ability to genetically adapt to future climate change.
A system using images and a one-time numerical code could provide a secure and easy to use alternative to multi-factor methods dependent on hardware or software and one-time passwords, a study by Plymouth University suggests.
Planet Earth experienced a global climate shift in the late 1980s on an unprecedented scale, fuelled by anthropogenic warming and a volcanic eruption, according to new research published this week.