Chinese skeletons dating back to the Roman era discovered in London

It has long been known that the Chinese and Roman empires were aware of each other’s existence, and even carried out a trade with...

Evidence reveals new form of matter-antimatter asymmetry

Around 13.8 billion years ago the big bang brought into being the whole universe, yet physicists were baffled that we even came to be....

Ants use visual memory and sun to navigate

The minuscule size of ants may have encouraged the popular undermining of the true potential and skill harnessed by these creatures, however, scientists are...

Humans have a limit on their lifespan

In 1997 on August 4, a French woman, Jeanne Calment died aged 122 years old. She was the oldest verified human being in history,...

Supernova spotted three hours after explosion

Exploded star in a galaxy 160 million light years away spotted by researchers A supernova is a highly rare astronomical event that marks an explosive...

Colony Collapse Disorder: What It Means For Our Bees

Amber Roguski, Correspondent (Science) It is easy to forget the importance of bees. It is more than just a buzzing, occasionally stinging insect: bees are the...

Stem cell therapy Holoclar approved for widespread use

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has approved its very first stem cell therapy - Holoclar - which could be made available under the NHS in...

Comet landing site selected for ESA’s Rosetta mission

Philae will deploy from Rosetta and touch down on the comet’s surface in November The ‘head’ of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko has been selected by the European...

110 million year old crab fossil found in Columbian mountains

Dating back 110 million years, this fossil is changing scientists understanding of crustacean origin and evolution Deep in the tropical region of the Colombian mountains,...

Zika virus could have Alzheimer’s-like effect in adults

Scientists have warned that infection with the Zika Virus could have implications extending beyond unborn children; as new research shows the virus may have...