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Electricity market regulation must be redesigned to offer the best value for consumers, according to a new report published today.
How atoms arrange themselves at the smallest scale was thought to follow a 'drum-skin' rule, but mathematicians have now found a simpler solution.
New research from scientists at Imperial College London unravels how so-called bacterial persister cells manipulate our immune cells.
Tiny sensors for measuring the Earth's space weather environment have launched today attached to a South Korean satellite.
Scientists have uncovered an unexpected new role for a protein that may underlie rare diseases.
Encouraging people to change their behaviour through social marketing campaigns can help the recovery of threatened wildlife populations.
Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a new class of multi-functional sequence-defined polymers.
Volcanoes are not fed by molten magma formed in large chambers finds a new study, overturning classic ideas about volcanic eruptions.
Using electrical impulses, the 'tweezers' can extract single DNA, proteins and organelles from living cells without destroying them.
Microbes could have performed oxygen-producing photosynthesis at least one billion years earlier in the history of the Earth than previously thought.