A new study has shed light on the sun's impact on the Earth's climate, confounding current thinking about solar cycles and how they influence temperatures on Earth.
A car able to run solely on power generated from the material in its roof or door could offer a sustainable alternative to other eco-friendly motoring solutions, researchers say.
The prototype material, which can store and discharge energy, can be recharged by plugging the car into any power supply.
High levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) in the blood probably don't cause hardening of the arteries or heart disease, according to the largest study of its kind to focus on the long-suspected culprit.
Over the past 20 years, robotics have revolutionized surgery, and new innovations are continuing to push the boundaries of medicine.
British scientists try to find out why puffin population has dramatically declined by using GPS. Annabel Roberts reports.
Changing winter conditions are causing Scotland's wild Soay sheep to get smaller, according to a study that suggests climate change can trump natural selection.
Two British men were convicted Thursday of torturing and killing two French students in London last June, London's Metropolitan Police said.
At Imperial College London, medical students navigate a full-service hospital where they see patients, order X-rays, consult with colleagues and make diagnoses.
A British med school is having students learn by treating virtual patients in the online world 'Second Life'.
Researchers have found a way to prompt bone marrow to release a flood of certain stem cells which could help heart attack patients recover faster.
The internationally renowned economist, social critic and author lends his expertise on the environment and energy to world leaders.
Medical experts have expressed delight but some concern after doctors in France said they had performed the first partial face transplant on a woman who had suffered extensive injuries in a dog attack.
Having a big waistline can nearly double your risk of dying early, a major study has found.
Want to lose weight? Try eating. That's one of the strategies being developed by scientists experimenting with foods that trick the body into feeling full
A second man charged with the brutal murder of two French students in south-east London has appeared in court.
British police investigating the horrific murder of two French students in London Thursday are exploring the possibility it was linked to an earlier burglary.
This simulation shows three particles becoming invisible. Inside the dotted lines, they would appear invisible.
Wouldn't it be great if you could become invisible whenever you wanted? Harry Potter can do it, and so could certain groups of futuristic creatures on "Star Trek."
In a cramped, humid laboratory in London, mosquitoes swarming in
stacked, net-covered cages are being scrutinized for keys to
A gasification plant is about to fire into action, turning 30,000 tons of rubbish into electricity for 2,000 homes
Whether it's a partner's snore or an airplane's roar, noises can affect you even if they fail to rouse you from sleep. A new study tries to figure out why
One of Earth's largest-ever megafloods broke apart a strip of land connecting what is now Britain and France, permanently separating them, a new study says
A London hospital has two new members of staff -- two robotic "doctors" that can carry out ward rounds in place of human physicians.
British scientists are developing a tiny robot to fit inside MRI machines, which will improve the accuracy of biopsies taken to screen for prostate cancer.
Up a dark and narrow staircase in a yellow Chinese townhouse in the heart of Singapore lurks what might be the wireless Web's ultimate killer app: a browser to navigate the blizzard of data soon to...