Randomly-generated wrinkles on tiny plastic particles that are just as unique as fingerprints could be useful for sending secure data
A simple perch attracts magpies to vineyards, and their presence deters starlings and thrushes from munching on the fruit
Doping with EPO appears to offer nothing but placebo effect in amateur riders. Is this the end for the drug that Lance Armstrong abused, wonders Chris Cooper
The risks of global warming go far beyond the physical. If we don’t start preparing for the transition to a low-carbon economy we’re in for an incredibly bumpy ride
Space transmissions could slingshot around the sun for a signal boost, producing data rates fast enough to stream video from interstellar space
Maths says the shortest route to finishing a Rubik's cube is a particularly difficult puzzle similar to the travelling salesperson problem
The provision of abortions for Northern Irish women has been a hot issue this week in both Belfast and Westminster, but UK-wide law has also failed to keep up with medical reality
City leaders must do more to integrate climate concerns into public health policy.
A decade ago, most electronic health care records collected just one piece of gender-related data: sex. Here's how that changed.
As we age, telling tones apart gets harder – which makes learning languages difficult. A drug that restores hearing in old mice may one day improve human hearing