Fifty-years of data from a ‘living’ oxygen minimum lab could help predict the oceans’...

Canadian and US Department of Energy researchers have released 50 years' worth of data chronicling the deoxygenating cycles of a fjord off Canada's west...

Steps that lead to genes being switched on revealed in atomic simulation

Proteins are essential for processes that sustain life. They are created in cells through a process called gene expression, which uses instructions from stretches...

Sun-fuelled flight is now at least theoretically possible … Solar-powered jets could some day...

Swiss scientists are closer to making solar-powered jets a reality. They now know how to make jet fuel out of air, sunlight and water. With a...

Ancient Irish musical history found in modern India

An archaeologist studying musical horns from iron-age Ireland has found musical traditions, thought to be long dead, are alive and well in south India. The...

The world can feed many millions of extra mouths by altering crops

US and Italian scientists have worked out a strategy to feed an extra 825 million people – by altering crops and where they are...

Many older adults don’t get pneumococcal vaccination

A simple two-minute video about pneumococcal vaccination sent to patients before a primary care visit tripled the likelihood they would get the vaccine, reports...