An unusually complex form of one of the most abundant chemical elements on Earth has been revealed in the lab for the first time.
An inexpensive way to make products incorporating nanoparticles—such as high-performance energy devices or sophisticated diagnostic tests—has been developed by researchers.
Discovery of a gene that helps plants control their response to disease could aid efforts to develop crops that are resistant to infection, research suggests.
Choosing a baby's name that is distinctive is becoming harder, research reveals.
The extraordinary flying ability of dandelion seeds is possible thanks to a form of flight that has not been seen before in nature, research has revealed.