University of Surrey

A new theory of consciousness

This theory could pave the way toward the development of conscious AI.

Milky Way has been accreting star clusters over its lifetime

Fast-rotating stars at the centre of the Milky Way could have migrated from the outskirts of the galaxy.

Major environmental challenge as microplastics are harming our drinking water

Tiny pieces of plastic break down further during treatment processes, reducing the performance of treatment plants and impacting on water quality.

Some Facebook users perceive worsening physical health

By investigating a complex relation between using Facebook and physical health, a new study found that Facebook use is linked to worsening physical health. In...

Old star clusters could have been the birthplace of supermassive stars

The Milky Way galaxy has more than 150 old globular clusters, each containing a huge number of stars densely packed together and held by...

Insomnia is a likely long-term side effect of stroke

People with insomnia often reported difficulties with sleeping. But the less known fact is about the brain signals underlying poor sleep, in particular when patients...