Researchers got a rare opportunity to study an underwater volcano in the Caribbean when it erupted while they were surveying the area.
Researchers have fused living and non-living cells for the first time in a way that allows them to work together, paving the way for new applications.
A low-cost, easy-to-use sensor which can test drinking water for arsenic in just one minute has been developed by Imperial and UCL researchers.
A quick and reliable way to detect levels of carbon monoxide in the body could allow clinicians to diagnose disease.
Bacterial communities that live on the skin of frogs and toads could provide vital clues to species' vulnerability to the lethal chytrid fungus.
By hitting electrons with an ultra-intense laser, researchers have revealed dynamics that go beyond 'classical' physics and hint at quantum effects.
The ozone layer - which protects us from harmful ultraviolet radiation - is recovering at the poles, but unexpected decreases in part of the atmosphere may be preventing recovery at lower latitudes.
Bioengineers at Imperial have measured how the force of babies' kicks in the womb change over the course of pregnancy.
A test capable of detecting HIV early using more efficient, robust methods has been developed by researchers at Imperial.
Mosquito nets distributed to combat malaria are often used for fishing instead, impacting fish populations and human health in developing countries.