Science Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by Tom Bedford on October 17, 2018

Scientists create self-lubricating condom in hopes you’ll actually use it

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on October 11, 2018

How King’s College London is using AI to treat cancer

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Posted by Claire Tourigny on October 11, 2018

Astronauts land safely after Soyuz spacecraft malfunction

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Posted by Tom Bedford on October 8, 2018

This font promises to help you remember notes and increase productivity

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Posted by Claire Tourigny on October 4, 2018

Have astronomers found a moon in another solar system?

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Posted by Tom Bedford on September 28, 2018

Screens could be damaging your child’s cognition, study reveals

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 20, 2018

Bizarre robot jellyfish could save our dying underwater ecosystems

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 19, 2018

Britain launches satellite to scoop up space junk with giant net

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 14, 2018

SpaceX is flying this Japanese billionaire around the moon

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on September 10, 2018

See Antarctica like never before with this mind-blowingly detailed map

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 10, 2018

Tesla is helping to power an entire island

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 10, 2018

NASA’s Curiosity rover gives us a breathtaking 360-degree view of Mars

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 7, 2018

World’s largest offshore wind farm opens off England’s coast

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on September 6, 2018

Japanese engineers begin work on a space elevator

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Posted by Tom Bedford on September 5, 2018

An AI is better at diagnosing heart disease than a doctor

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Posted by Tom Bedford on August 30, 2018

Who is Bill Gates? A guide to Microsoft’s co-founder

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Posted by Emma Sims on August 20, 2018

NHS data breach reveals almost 10,000 patient records – are you affected?

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Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on August 14, 2018

DeepMind can now detect eye diseases as accurately as human doctors

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Posted by Emma Sims on August 9, 2018

Perseids meteor shower 2018: How, when and where to watch this celestial showstopper

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 23, 2018

The Blood Moon lunar eclipse 2018: What time it happens tonight and how to watch it in the UK

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Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on July 23, 2018

NHS to get £500 million for “digital transformation”

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Posted by Roland Moore-Colyer on July 9, 2018

Blue Brain 5 is the supercomputer uncovering the mysteries of grey matter

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Posted by Monique Woo on July 9, 2018

Your plastic waste exposed: How your favourite treats are adding to the rubbish pile

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Posted by Alex Lee on July 5, 2018

The realities of space travel: Why a holiday in space might not be a dream vacation

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Posted by William Stanton on July 3, 2018

Car-sized NASA spacecraft nears closest possible point to sun

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 3, 2018

Chernobyl wildlife has a bright future thanks to this wolf

scientists_find_new_form_of_depression
Posted by Emma Sims on July 2, 2018

Could this be the reason that antidepressants don’t work on 30% of users?

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Posted by Benjamin Sachs on July 2, 2018

Eight ethical questions about exploring outer space that need answers

nasa_is_sending_20_mice_on_a_trip_to_the_iss
Posted by Alan Martin on June 29, 2018

NASA is sending 20 mice on a trip to the ISS

doctors_reject_ai_chatbot_that_is_more_accurate_than_a_gp
Posted by Bobby Hellard on June 28, 2018

Doctors reject AI chatbot that is ‘more accurate than a GP’

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Posted by Emma Sims on June 26, 2018

Scientists discover 1,000 new “intelligence genes”

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 26, 2018

According to skeletal records from Ancient Egypt, our cancer rates are getting worse

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on June 25, 2018

SpaceX snaps up $130 million classified 2020 USAF satellite launch

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 21, 2018

Olio’s founders on fighting food waste and funding a startup

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 15, 2018

Samsung plans to hit 100% renewable energy

black_hole_star
Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 15, 2018

Astronomers just spotted a black hole the size of 20 million suns devouring a wandering star

world_war_2_watches_carry_a_hidden_cancer_risk
Posted by Alan Martin on June 14, 2018

Collectors beware: World War II watches carry a hidden cancer risk

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Posted by Alex Lee on June 14, 2018

The UK is facing a mental health crisis and social networks need to help shoulder the blame, NHS chief warns

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 14, 2018

This interactive map shows you how your address has shifted in the last 750 million years

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Posted by Alex Lee on June 13, 2018

Interstellar dust found whizzing around Earth is older than the solar system

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 13, 2018

Dumber by the decade: Humans are getting increasingly less intelligent, but why?

alzheimers_disease
Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 12, 2018

The key to curing Alzheimer’s could be a decade’s old asthma drug after it was used to reverse dementia in mice

berkeley_water_box
Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 11, 2018

This solar-powered box wrings water out of thin air and could help solve the problem of water shortages across the globe

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 11, 2018

SpaceX plans its own futuristic patch at the Kennedy Space Center

moon_warming_mystery
Posted by Vaughn Highfield on June 8, 2018

Another mystery around the moon has finally been solved

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on June 8, 2018

A Bill Gates-backed firm just found a cheap way to make diesel from thin air

brains_on_the_internet
Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 7, 2018

Scientists just created a deadly human brain protein in a lab for the first time

our_days_are_getting_longer_and_its_all_thanks_to_the_moon
Posted by Alex Lee on June 6, 2018

Our days are getting longer and it’s all thanks to the moon

Medical body implants
Posted by Bobby Hellard on June 5, 2018

Doctors could soon move tiny implants around your body using radio waves to hunt down and treat disease

Einstein's Elevator experiment has been proved
Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 1, 2018

Atomic clocks have just proved Einstein’s “experimental elevator” theory