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The moon’s water: where did it come from – and where did it all...

Fragments of moon rock brought back from the lunar surface by astronauts on the Apollo space missions are providing new insights about where our...

Bacteria keep us healthy – but could they keep us young?

By Gareth Willmer A study in mice has indicated that the make-up of bacteria in the gut is linked with learning abilities and memory,...

Development of green-fuel technologies for rail spearheaded by British company

The below Jan. 31, 2019 press release is from Vivarail. UK train designers and manufacturers Vivarail today revealed new visuals for their hydrogen train showing...

The Curious Case of the Cassowary Casque

An incendiary flash of colour – Your violent hues scatter the scrub; We watch as you forage for food, Using your casque like a fork.   Reptilian eyes stare...

Latest plan for California high-speed rail: Build incrementally

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tues., Feb. 12, 2019 in his first State of the State address since taking office announced a new plan...

Elephant genes suppress tumours. Could studying this help us prevent cancer?

The genetics and ageing rate of elephants could hold clues to helping us find better ways to fight cancer and lead healthier, longer lives....

Heartbeats and memory suppression – the new tools for controlling fear

Most of us feel afraid when faced with a threat or danger, but people with phobias and anxiety feel overwhelming levels of fear in...

By Gareth Willmer A lunar rover that can analyse samples in situ and a Europe-wide facility to store extraterrestrial samples will help to protect...

Prenatal Choline May Ameliorate Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Prenatal supplements with the nutrient choline may help protect against alcohol-related deficits in children born to women who drink alcohol during pregnancy, according to...

Mother’s Immune Profile May Influence Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Outcome

A new study has found that alcohol use during pregnancy can affect a woman’s immune system in ways that may predict her child’s neurodevelopmental...

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