Corals risk extinction in the face of pollution and global warming, faster than they can adapt – a problem for the people that depend on them. How do we save them?
Animated movies draw heavily on the natural world for inspiration. However, are their casting choices encouraging environmentally irresponsible pet trends?
Sarah Neidler explores tumour relapse after initial response to therapy and explains how recent technological developments may help to overcome this problem.
Atomic force microscopy can provide highly detailed information on chemical systems, giving us important new insights into how chemical reactions occur.
How could a tornado be responsible for an outbreak of a rare flesh-eating fungal infection?
Slime mold may not have a nervous system – but it is the first single-cell organism to show an ability to learn, demonstrating a simple type of learning called habituation.
In January the UK Royal Society for Public Health proposed a new labelling system that would show images with information on how much exercise you would need to burn off the calories contained within food products.
Touching a robot’s bottom triggers an unconscious emotional reaction – suggesting we respond to humanoid robots as if they are people, not computers.