The abundant base metal chromium can substitute expensive precious metals in photocatalysis — a technique currently used to synthesise pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals.
The sound of a 3000-year-old mummified Egyptian priest has been reproduced based on measurements of the precise dimensions of his extant vocal tract following CT scanning.
Over 50 different studies show links between human-induced climate change and increased frequency or severity of fire weather.
A novel non-invasive technique can successfully detect human papilloma virus-16 — the strain associated with oropharyngeal cancer — in saliva samples.
Starquakes recorded by NASA's now-defunct Kepler space telescope have helped answer a longstanding question about the age of the 'thick disc' of the Milky Way.
A new rapid test is expected to return a finding after just 60 to 90 min — and all it requires to diagnose asthma is a drop of blood and the immune cells it contains.
The urine test diagnoses aggressive prostate cancer and predicts whether patients will require treatment up to five years earlier than standard clinical methods.
The Ecological Society of Australia is calling for governments, universities and industry to stop the censorship and suppression of science and scientists.
Researchers were excited by the discovery of a stellar black hole with a mass 70 times that of the Sun, located 15,000 light years from Earth.
Scientists have discovered markers in the blood that can differentiate between a benign mole and a melanoma in the eye, while also identifying if the cancer has spread.
The UK's National Cancer Research Institute has announced several promising new methods for detecting cancer early, as detailed at the 2019 NCRI Cancer Conference.
Bacteria have been found coating drinking water pipes and tanks on the International Space Station (ISS) — but what are the potential risks to human health?
Sperm quality can be improved with a simple diet supplement containing a compound found in cooked tomatoes — a breakthrough that could transform the outlook for men with fertility problems.
Scientists warn that "untold human suffering" is unavoidable without deep and lasting shifts in human activities that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and other factors related to climate change.