The incredible floating atom, pop art placentas and psychedelic bubbles: EPSRC science photography awards
The top prize went to a remarkable image of a single, floating atom captured by an Oxford University student using a basic DSLR camera.
The influence of a father's environment on the development of his child is not as well understood as that of a mother's.
Bulgarian researchers have found a well-preserved ceramic tile which features inscriptions of a set of symbols known as the Vinča signs.
The new findings could herald a revolution in the power of quantum computers, according to researchers.
Supporters of the idea say it could bring an end to poverty while simultaneously enhancing people's freedom.
Researchers from the NOAA unexpectedly detected a particle of enriched uranium floating above Alaska.
Thanks to Kepler, we now know that planets around other stars are the rule rather than the exception.
When it comes to how much money an individual earns, there may be an optimal amount that will make you happy.
Researchers have not been able to fully explain the physical processes that produce the colourful aurorae.
This 'gender equality paradox' could be explained by a variety of social and economic factors, according to researchers.
The image, taken by an Oxford University student, won first prize at a science photography contest conducted by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
A new study, published in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters, contradicts the standard model of our planet's evolutionary history.
"There is no compelling reason at all to assume benevolence, for example, that extraterrestrials are wise and kind due to their ancient civilisation's experience".
Their thinness makes them extremely promising for applications in electronics, among other fields, researchers say.
Surprisingly, individuals in couples with a satisfactory sex lives were more likely to cheat on their partners.
The ocean, named Kraken Mare, measures 400,000 sq km and is mainly composed of liquid methane at -184 degrees Celsius.
An international team of researchers examined 151 nations around the world, finding that not a single one was operating in a sustainable manner.
Sam Bellamy called himself the the 'Robin Hood of the Sea' and he captured more than 50 vessels, amassing a fortune worth around $120 million in today's money.
Symptoms of the condition initially appear similar to those of a heart attack, making it difficult to diagnose.
Fresh allegations emerge indicating that charity bosses failed to warn other aid agencies about the behaviour of certain staff members.
The foursome of British Isis fighters were dubbed 'The Beatles' by their captives due to their distinctive British accents.
Studies show certain personality traits lead to chronic lateness even when we are aware of the negative consequences.
Coincidentally, the crystals were discovered at a site on the Red Planet called Jura – named after a small island off the country's west coast.
The research, which involved more than 34,000 people, is the first to examine the environmental impacts of both diet and farm production systems.
Researchers say that a stellar event known as a grand minimum will likely take place in the near future, causing our star to give off less radiation.
Specially treated planks are lightweight alternative to steel in construction, vehicles and bulletproof armour.
New research indicates that the biological systems that led to walking may have originated millions of years earlier than previously thought.
Many locals in Cape York peninsula thought mounds were of natural origin created by Australian brushturkeys.
Heavy drinking inhibits brain's ability to grow new cells but tandospirone shown to reboot process in mice.
New research reveals how exposure to dim light over long periods can alter the structure of the brain.