Imperial College London

Antarctica had rainforests 90 million years ago

Antarctica, which is entirely covered by ice sheets, was home to rainforests, almost 90 million years ago, suggests a new study by...

Women are 10% more likely to feel unsafe than men, study

Based on the data gathered from 2009 to 2018, a new study took a gander at 327,403 metro and bus passengers' responses...

This new theory can explain the random movement of particles in fluids

In real-life environments, fluids frequently contain particles that move themselves; for example, tiny swimming microorganisms. These self-moved swimmers can cause movement or...

Pesticides can impair brain growth in baby bumblebees

Using micro-CT scanning, scientists from the Imperial College London observed specific parts of bumblebee brains. They identified how particular elements of bumblebee...

Smoking ban in cars have lasting impacts on a child’s health

A public ban on smoking in cars in England and Wales has led to fewer children being exposed to cigarette smoke

Protein supplement with moderate exercise could help to burn fat faster

Combining an appetite-supressing supplement with moderate exercise could help to burn fat faster.

A deeper understanding of irregular heartbeat may lead to more effective treatment

Scientists at Imperial have shown how the chaotic electrical signals underlying irregular heart rhythms lead to the failure of standard treatments.

A small rise in heart attack protein linked to increased risk of early death

An analysis of patients’ heart data has shown that even a small increase in a protein linked to heart attacks is linked to an increased risk of death.

Study shows how taking DMT affects human consciousness

Scientists have peered inside the brain to show how taking DMT affects human consciousness by significantly altering the brain’s electrical activity.