Experiments conducted at extreme conditions are giving scientists new insights into the chemical make-up of the Earth's core.
Scientists are rethinking a major milestone in animal evolution, after gaining fresh insights into how life on Earth diversified millions of years ago.
Scientists have shed light on how healthy cells develop by identifying the role of key molecules involved.
The security of smart domestic appliances that can be managed remotely must be improved to better protect users' privacy, research suggests.
Global climate change targets are unlikely to be met because of delays in changes to land use, Edinburgh researchers say.
Scientists have shed light on a biological process that helps the production of healthy cells, which may aid understanding of neurological diseases and other conditions.
Chickens that are genetically modified to produce human proteins in their eggs can offer a cost-effective method of producing certain types of drugs, research suggests.
Carbon dioxide emissions can be captured and securely stored in underground rocks, even if geological faults are present, research has confirmed.
Advanced technologies that read long strings of DNA can produce flawed data that could affect genetic studies, research suggests.
Analysis of the skulls of lions, wolves and hyenas has helped scientists uncover how prehistoric dogs hunted 40 million years ago.