Researchers link vaping to risk of oral disease
And the damaging effects aren’t linked to nicotine.
US researchers say just a few months of vaping puts healthy people on the brink of oral disease. The bacteria in t...
Cosmic bursts find all that missing matter
Mysterious explosions help solve a longstanding mystery.
Astronomers have used fast radio bursts to finally detect all of the missing “normal” matter in the vast space betwee...
Genetic knowledge gets a serious boost
First major studies from consortium released.
It seems a long, long time since the Human Genome Project was declared complete: in fact, it’s just over 17 years, an...
Small works of art on a large canvas
Researchers explore how rare stencils were created.
Australian researchers are exploring the backstory to the most detailed examples ever found of a rare form of rock ar...
Chemistry, concrete and ceramic cement
Two new ideas about materials old and new.
Whatever you’re building, strength tends to be a prerequisite, so anything that makes things stronger and more reliab...
A new angle on that asteroid
Chicxulub simulations reveal trajectory of impact.
The asteroid that most believe wiped out the dinosaurs struck at the deadliest possible angle, according to new analy...
Viewing the neurons of the heart in 3D
New virtual model may be a model for others.
Researchers in the US have reported the development of a virtual 3D heart that digitally showcases the unique network...
Using maths to improve ocean rescue
New algorithm promises to find missing people faster.
When someone gets lost at sea, every minute counts, as the probability of finding people alive plunges after six hour...
A laser that could really make waves
Researchers deliver high energy in a trillionth of a second.
Physicists in Australia and the US have developed a new type of laser that can deliver high amounts of energy in very...
The good things that live in your nose
It’s not just the gut that benefits from the right bacteria.
There are bacteria that choose to live in your nose, and that’s actually a good thing. Belgian studies suggest tha...
Media mythbusting can grow false beliefs
Cognitive bias can overcome even the best of us.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the world, politicians, medical experts and epidemiologists have taught us about f...
A 'cosmic ring of fire' of 11 billion years ago
Astronomers say rare galaxy will shake up a few theories.
Astronomers have observed a rare galaxy type as it existed 11 billion years ago, and this, they say, is likely to sha...