6 May 2021
An unprecedented space hurricane and an urgent call-to-action in support of Black scientists feature in these widely-discussed studies.
20 April 2021
A new approach to MS treatment based on COVID-19 vaccine tech and a sobering look at the fate of sharks and rays feature in these widely-discussed studies
16 February 2021
A major milestone in light-based quantum computing and the possibility of reversed ageing feature in these widely-discussed studies.
22 January 2021
Stronger hurricanes and controversial research on autism feature in these widely discussed studies.
14 January 2021
4 January 2021
A Neanderthal-derived gene cluster linked to COVID-19 symptoms and a controversial AI algorithm feature in these stand-out studies.
2 December 2020
17 November 2020
A viral hit?
27 October 2020
A gruesome escape artist and ingenious dolphin behaviour feature in these stand-out studies from August.
8 September 2020
Statistics are easily manipulated. Here are four red flags.
2 July 2020
Many scientists have taken on extra work loads during the pandemic. Here a chemist, a publisher and an infectious disease expert reveal their efforts.
25 June 2020
COVID-19 vaccine hopes, and the environmental effects of the pandemic.
19 June 2020
What your preference says about you.
20 March 2020
Carsten Lund Pedersen
A tool to help you master the four Cs: citations, communication, coverage, and collaboration.
10 March 2020
Making dream projects a reality.
18 February 2020
Good news for ex-smokers.
7 February 2020
There’s an app for that.
17 January 2020
The genetic basis of wealth, and a wad of ancient chewing gum.
3 December 2019
Alzheimer’s resistance and a black hole conundrum.
19 November 2019
From sending cakes into space to filling their refrigerators with cat poo, scientists detail the bizarre lengths they’ve gone to in the pursuit of research.
8 November 2019
How supreme is "supreme"?
1 October 2019
The top paper had a slick social media campaign.
24 September 2019
Visualizing a grim outlook.
5 September 2019
A month of spectacular firsts.
14 August 2019
Doom, gloom, and a dancing cockatoo.
26 July 2019
It’s hard to think about lab problems when you’re dangling upside-down by your ankles.
24 July 2019
Everything’s melting, but Boaty McBoatface is a beacon of hope.
25 June 2019
Even tiny tyrannosaurs and synthetic life couldn't topple office politics.
29 May 2019
The fall of insects, the rise of zombie brains, and the catalysts of political unrest dominated the conversation around April's research offerings.
9 May 2019
Experts weigh in on how to make the most of a tweet.
8 May 2019
Researchers need to rethink their aversion to talking about their work on social media, says digital sociologist Mark Carrigan.
7 May 2019
Conservative social media guidelines stifle scientists' voices.