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A new species of Jurassic pterosaur found on the Isle of Skye

The new pterosaur is part of the Darwinoptera clade of pterosaurs.

Breast cancer metastasis could stop by Biomedical compound

Scientists discover way to block breast cancer metastasis.

Algorithmic innovation enables sustainable technology from atoms to materials

New materials are required for a net-zero and sustainable future.

Earth’s magnetic field weakens every 200 million years

Further evidence of an approximately 200 million-year long cycle in the strength of the Earth’s magnetic field.

A mobile robot scientist capable of carrying out experiments by itself

It can work 24/7, make its own decisions about which chemistry experiments to perform next.

Fish can experience pain, study

Fish also perform competing for tasks less well when treated with a putative painful stimulus.

Study predicts modest impact from additional dose of rotavirus vaccine

Giving children an additional dose of rotavirus vaccine when they are nine months old would provide only a modest improvement in the vaccine’s effectiveness.

Elephantiasis and river blindness could be eliminated faster with new molecule

Elephantiasis (lymphatic filariasis) causes severe swelling in the arms, legs, breasts or genitals that can become very painful, and river blindness (onchocerciasis) causes severe...

New project to discover what words babies know

When do babies start to talk? What are their first words? Do girls really learn to talk earlier? How does living in poverty affect...

New insight into Earth’s crust, mantle and outer core interactions

A new study by the University of Liverpool, in collaboration with the Universities of Lancaster and Oslo enlightens a correlation between the movement of plate...

Scientists discovered a wonder drug for alcohol use disorder ineffective

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have recently highlighted the ineffectiveness of a specific drug treatment for alcohol use disorders. Baclofen is a pharmaceutical which has been...

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