Global network of telescopes will be used to try to take a picture of a supermassive black hole.
The exoplanet, 39 light years away, appears to have an atmosphere rich in water and methane.
Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists has been running in the US for 10 years and is open to all scientists in the UK under 42.
Particle could be used to treat lung diseases including CF and asthma by getting drugs to the target tissues.
Study on rabbits showed fertility was restored after the contraceptive gel was removed.
Astrophysicists show three events that can lead to merger through LIGO gravitational waves.
Nanoparticle-wrapped enzyme can be administered before exposure to nerve gas and pesticides in mice.
Mothers treated with progesterone were more likely to have bisexual children.
Species is believed to have emerged in the last 20,000 years, showing fast rate of evolution in underground habitats.
Filtration system separates salt from seawater, raising hope for millions of people who lack clean water.
Bean says that if an advanced alien civilisation had been to Earth they would have made contact.
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake saw 12 faults rupturing up to 15km apart.
Synlight was switched on at the Institute for Solar Research in Jülich.
Scientists used Swarm satellites to confirm huge electrical fields drive 'Birkeland current boundary flows'.
Semen analyser is currently at the prototype stage and scientists have filed for FDA approval.
Experiment to find sterile neutrinos fails again, meaning they remain some of the most mysterious particles in the universe.
Tool use appears to be a predisposed skill sea otters have gained over time.
Landslide triggered plume of dust revealing the ice hidden beneath its surface.
Analysis of player behaviour in video game ArcheAge indicates human behaviour at the end of the world.
Amyloidosis is difficult to diagnose so is often only caught later. Without treatment it eventually leads to death.
1C rise in global temperatures estimated to account for 100,000 new diabetes cases in US.
Mathematical model evaluates future of pandemic – and how many cases could be prevented.
World Water Day is held on 22 March to raise awareness of the importance of freshwater.
Huge craters have been appearing in Arctic regions over recent years due to thawing permafrost.
Galaxies are moving away far faster than Einstein's theory can account for.
Ho Van Lang was taken into the jungle by his father at the height of the Vietnam War and lived there until 2013.
Space agency said it would be 'reshaping' its focus based on the resources available.
At the peak of galaxy formation, normal matter appears to have dominated the cosmos.
Whole-body vibration tested for its benefits in mice and could have implications for human health.
Fiddler crab courtship display helps show how strong they are and what a big home they have.