How a cyber attack hampered Hong Kong protesters

Massive public protests taking place in Hong Kong over the past week are aimed at a…

Seaweed and sea slugs rely on toxic bacteria to defend against predators

Plants, animals and even microbes that live on coral reefs have evolved a rich variety of…

Exciting plant vacuoles: Researchers shed new light on plant communication via electrical signals

Many biological processes in plants are similar to humans: Cells and tissues in grain plants, including…

Cassini reveals new sculpting in Saturn rings

As NASA’s Cassini dove close to Saturn in its final year, the spacecraft provided intricate detail…

Researchers report efficient platform technology for producing cephalosporin antibiotics

Antibiotics save countless human lives—modern medicine without them is unimaginable. The largest proportion by volume of…

Carbon-neutral fuels move a step closer

Chemists at EPFL have developed an efficient process for converting carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide, a…

New quantum dot microscope shows electric potentials of individual atoms

A team of researchers from Jülich in cooperation with the University of Magdeburg has developed a…

Britain bans 'harmful' gender stereotypes from ads

Ads featuring “harmful gender stereotypes” which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain…

Thai vets nurture lost baby dugong with milk and sea grass

A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after being separated from its mother…

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods

German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6…