Scientists have produced pigs that can resist one of the world's most costly animal diseases, by changing their genetic code.
Scientists have shed light on a key aspect of healthy cell division, helping build a clearer picture of the complex mechanisms involved.
Fresh insight into how stars are formed is challenging scientists' understanding of the Universe.
Iron-rich rocks near ancient lake sites on Mars could hold vital clues that show life once existed there, research suggests.
A 180 million-year-old fossil has shed light on how some ancient crocodiles evolved into dolphin-like animals.
Emoji characters with adapted skin tones are used positively and are rarely abused, a study of Twitter posts has shown.
Dozens of giant footprints discovered on a Scottish island are helping shed light on an important period in dinosaur evolution.
Animals that carry a physical impediment can work harder to rear their young as a result, a study of insects has shown.
Malaria infections might be brought under control by managing the eating habits of infected people or animals, according to a new study.
How much water flows through a river has little influence over long-term changes to its course and the surrounding landscape, a study of waterfalls shows.