Bacteria 'see' like tiny eyeballs
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 05:59:56 GMT
Biologists discover how bacteria sense light and move towards it: the entire single-cell organism focuses light like a tiny eyeball.
Water rights 'threaten Spanish wetland'
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:16:50 GMT
One of Europe's most important wetland areas is under threat say environmentalists as Spain and Catalonia argue about the future of the Ebro river.
India 'meteorite death' to be probed
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:03:30 GMT
Indian scientists have been asked to examine claims that a man died after being hit by a meteorite in southern Vellore city.
Mutant sperm-factories spread in testes
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:46:30 GMT
Mutant sperm-factories spread in men's testicles as they age to increase the risk of children with genetic diseases, researchers have shown.
'Wrong type of trees' boost warming
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:44:03 GMT
Scientists say replacing broadleaved species with conifers over the past two centuries has increased global temperatures.
Sixth man on Moon Edgar Mitchell dies
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 11:24:42 GMT
US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who was the sixth man to walk on the Moon and had an "epiphany" in space, dies at the age of 85.
Bears hibernate 'with bacterial help'
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:05:48 GMT
A Swedish study suggests that changes in the gut flora of brown bears help them to cope with the weird metabolic demands of hibernation.