India's Chandrayaan-1 mission has made an interesting discovery by identifying tunnels below the surface of the Moon.
The great science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke famously noted the similarities between advanced technology and magic. This summer on the big screen, the young wizard Harry Potter will once again don his magic invisibility cloak and disappear.
Scientists at the Forensic Science Service have developed a technique to obtain a DNA profile from mixed or poor quality samples which police forces had previously had to disregard as useless.
Surely your bathroom is fungus-free once you’ve wiped the mould off the tiles? Not according to a study by French scientists. They report that almost one in five rooms studied with no visible mould was in fact highly contaminated by fungus which could aggravate conditions such as asthma.
Studies have shown that regularly exercising can significantly cut the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by a third, whilst a lack of physical activity can lead to dementia and depression according to scientists.