Physics Dec 9
Physics
How ice forms on the surfaces of mineral dust particles in the atmosphere has been revealed by a team from UCL and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany. More than 90% of precipitation over land relies on the formation of ice crystals on airborne aerosol particles but why only a tiny fraction of all atmospheric particles can initiate ice growth is unknown.
Medicine Dec 9

New test developed to identify obese women at high risk of developing diabetes in pregnancy In a new study published today in the journal PLOS ONE , a team of researchers led by King's College London

Medicine Dec 8
Medicine

Researchers have used the simplest approach yet to produce artificial beta cells from human kidney cells.

Medicine Dec 9
Medicine

A world-first study has found medical hypnosis can reduce pain and anxiety in children being treated for serious burns.

Earth Sciences Dec 8
Earth Sciences

Researchers from China, Canada, and the University of Bristol have discovered a dinosaur tail complete with its feathers trapped in a piece of amber.