Astronomy experiments could soon test an idea developed by Albert Einstein almost exactly a century ago, scientists say.
Scientists have developed a camera that can see through the human body. The camera is designed to help doctors track medical tools known as endoscopes that are used to investigate a range of internal conditions.
Fresh analysis of a reptile fossil is helping scientists solve an evolutionary puzzle - how snakes lost their limbs.
Scientists from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM) at the University of Edinburgh have discovered an enzyme that corrects the most common mistake in mammalian DNA.
Scientists have recreated an elusive form of the material that makes up much of the giant planets in our solar system, and the sun.
Some of the world's oldest cave paintings have revealed how ancient people had relatively advanced knowledge of astronomy.
Iron-rich rocks near ancient lake sites on Mars could hold vital clues that show life once existed there, research suggests.
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.
Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers is lost through over-eating or waste, a study suggests.
A study of newly made chemical compounds is giving scientists a fresh understanding of an elusive element.