A 100 million-year-old tick wrapped in spider silk has been discovered immortalized in an amber tomb
We spoke to leading virologist Dr John Oxford about the 1918 Spanish Flu – what made this virus so deadly, and could it return?
It’s our favourite time of the year – the weather is warmer, the days are longer, and Bluedot festival is now just a few weeks away.
Despite being ice-cold predators, sharks are under threat from something even bigger. Unfortunately, as is very often the case with endangered species, human activity is the biggest threat to many of the shark species in our oceans – it’s thought that … Continued
How aeroplane seats are being upgraded to be comfier, more spacious and energy efficient. With long-haul flights often a necessity for business and leisure, passenger comfort is becoming more important than ever. The AirGo economy seat is an award-winning concept … Continued
To understand the types of chemical bonding, we should first consider what the atoms of our universe are made of. To do this, we can use a simplified analogy of atomic structure by picturing an atom as a star being orbited by … Continued
Some of the very first inventions that simulated movement by tricking our eyes. Although this may come as a surprise to some, the animation industry was once a field dominated by mathematicians and physicists. Rather than attracting purely creative minds, … Continued
Operation IceBridge is NASA’s biggest mission has been monitoring changes in polar ice across the western basin of the Arctic Ocean and Greenlands fastest-melting glaciers. The spring mapping survey started on March 22 and has just ended on May 2. … Continued