Researchers are now looking at the crystalline solid form of water from different planets, to understand how planets, satellites and even comets evolved.
According to Durham University, mediums who are "hearing the dead" can have a history of unusual auditory experiences - they are more likely to experience absorption, which is linked to altered states of consciousness.
Professor Melissa Leach, Director, Institute of Development Studies, discusses why UK funded research is important for a successful COVID vaccine roll-out to the poorest and hardest to reach.
An initial £2.5 million will launch the 'G2P-UK' National Virology Consortium, which will investigate COVID-19 mutations to figure out how they impact vaccines.
Scientists have catalogued almost 700 million astronomical objects in the dark sky using data from the Dark Energy Survey (DES).
UK Research and Innovation will fund quantum technology projects to build on our understanding of the universe.
In Puerto Rico, the Arecibo observatory has found potential "first hints" of low-frequency gravitational waves - which signal the movement of massive entities, like black holes or neuron stars.
A new risk-stratification tool has been developed by researchers from the UK Coronavirus Clinical Characterisation Consortium and can accurately predict the likelihood of deterioration in hospitalised COVID-19 patients.
The projects will happen in 14 Member States and the United Kingdom, with 36 million in funding to get COVID-19 plasma to patients - boosting their immune response to the virus.
Hubble released images of six galaxies in a nod to the spirit of the New Year, which make up part of their star formation exploration.
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is investing £213 million to expand and upgrade the UK's existing research infrastructure to help tackle major challenges such as COVID-19 research and recovery, and net-zero goals.
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has awarded £3.5 million-worth of funding to help ground-breaking medical research find new ways to diagnose lung cancer earlier.
Damaged heart muscle is a tragic possibility for patients of breast cancer chemotherapy - but thanks to Dr Husam Abdel-Qadir, there may now be a way to stop it.
Through a telescope in the Atacama Desert of Chile, an old argument between scientists has been settled - they now agree that our universe is approximately 14 billion years old.
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) voices that, to effectively develop exciting new frontiers of science, they must first create supportive environments for young researchers to thrive.
Ignacio Pagonabarraga, Director of CECAM, lifts the lid on the field of computer simulations and the crucial role they have played in the development of science since the second half of the last century.
Here, Mark Clements, MD PhD, paediatric endocrinologist, clinical investigator, and chief medical officer at Glooko Inc. takes part in a Q&A regarding his perspectives on remote clinical trials and data management tools.
M. Danner and R.M Winglee from Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, discuss the microscopic analysis of samples from penetrator impact craters.
Dr Charu Kaushic, Chair of GloPID-R, and Dr Geneviève Boily-Larouche, CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity, provide a perspective on pandemic preparedness and response, including lessons learned for global coordination among research funders.
In a year of COVID-19-related death and worry, loneliness has been an accompanying sensation, constant and stubborn - now, scientists believe they know how loneliness changes brain structure.