Shale fracking should be put on hold in the UK because it is incompatible with our climate change targets and could pose significant localised environmental risks to public health.
Cutting-edge textile technology from Nottingham Trent University is being used to develop gloves which can help alleviate the pain caused by Raynaud's phenomenon.
Putting a film of the crystalline material perovskite on top of a silicon solar cell increases the cell's efficiency nearly 50 percent, say Stanford scientists.
A revolutionary device has been shown to lower blood pressure significantly among patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure, compared to those treated with drugs.
Scientists have long known that the speed of light can be slowed slightly as it travels through materials such as water or glass.
Theoretical physicists at Rice University have discovered how researchers can fracture graphene nanoribbons to get the edges they need for applications.
Civil Engineers at Queen’s University Belfast in collaboration with pre-cast concrete specialists Macrete Ireland have developed the world’s longest ‘flat pack’ arch bridge.
By analysing such parameters as the force applied by key presses and the time interval between them, a new self-powered non-mechanical intelligent keyboard could provide a stronger layer of security for computer users.
Scientists at the University of Rochester have used lasers to transform metals into super-hydrophobic materials without the need for temporary coatings.