The difference between an expert's brain and a novice's

When mice learn to do a new task, their brain activities change over time as they advance from 'novice' to 'expert.' The changes are reflected in the wiring of cell ci...

Saturn moon Titan shaped by same forces as Earth, says study

PARIS: The largest of Saturn’s many moons has lakes, mountains and dunes, with its surface scarred and crafted by many of the same forces which have shaped Earth, sc...

Scientists create slippery toilet coating that stops poo sticking

Researchers in the US say they have created an ultra-slippery toilet coating that could help save vast quantities of water around the world.Scientists at Penn State Un...

Space dust slammed into an ESA spacecraft at 40,000 mph, but that's a go...

Looking into the never-ending dark of space, it's easy to think of the solar system as an empty void of nothingness. But in the inner solar system micrometeroids, tiny...

How these songbirds use 'passwords' to recognize each other

(Inside Science) -- Most songbirds learn to sing by copying songs they hear around them. But young brown-headed cowbirds face a problem: they aren't raised by their ow...

How to figure out if a 'killer' asteroid is going to collide with Earth

Do a simple search for "asteroid" on Google News, and the headlines shout at you. "NASA warns of 2-mile-wide planet-killer asteroid headed for Earth," or "....

Scientists discover fruit that fights WRINKLES: Anti-ageing power of ‘...

A new face cream made from the flesh of an Australian fruit is set to hit UK shelves this month.After scientists discovered the anti-ageing power of ‘citrus caviar...

Study reveals urban hotspots of high-schoolers' opioid abuse

A new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that in several cities and counties the proportion of high-schoolers who have...

Experts unlock key to photosynthesis, a find that could help us meet foo...

Scientists have solved the structure of one of the key components of photosynthesis, a discovery that could lead to photosynthesis being \'redesigned\' to achieve high...

NASA's rover to hunt for microscopic fossils on Mars

NASA scientists have discovered a potential place for its Mars 2020 rover to look for signs of ancient life in Jezero Crater where the rover will land in February of 2...

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