Chicks place low numbers on the left Chicks place low numbers on the left

Scientists in Italy find that baby chickens associate low and high numbers with left and right, respectively - suggesting they may count using a "mental number line" like humans do.

29. 1. 2015 21:03
Scientists discover compound in eggs that could make people more charitable Scientists discover compound in eggs that could make people more charitable

Charity bosses and fundraisers take note. It’s advisable to get potential donors in for breakfast before passing around the collection tin.

dnes, 2:00
'Dippy' makes way for blue whale 'Dippy' makes way for blue whale

London's Natural History Museum is re-modelling its entrance, moving out the famous Diplodocus skeleton and moving in the bones of a blue whale.

29. 1. 2015 2:15
Astra Zeneca drive for genetic drugs Astra Zeneca drive for genetic drugs

Astra Zeneca announces a research programme to develop a generation of medicines to treat the genetic causes of many debilitating diseases.

29. 1. 2015 9:00
DNA clues could predict when people will die DNA clues could predict when people will die

A biological clock in people's DNA could tell could tell scientists how long they will live.

30. 1. 2015 18:25
Controllers banking on Philae wake-up Controllers banking on Philae wake-up

The European Space Agency says it will conduct no more dedicated searches for its lost comet lander, and will now wait for the probe itself to call home.

30. 1. 2015 16:28
Will the UK's gas holders be missed? Will the UK's gas holders be missed?

Will the UK's iconic 'gasometers' be missed?

29. 1. 2015 3:46
Craiglist use linked to rise in HIV, says study Craiglist use linked to rise in HIV, says study

A scientific study in the US has found a link between the introduction of Craiglist into a new market and a rise in the number of reported cases of HIV.

dnes, 18:42
Natural History Museum to replace its diplodocus fossil with giant blue whale skeleton Natural History Museum to replace its diplodocus fossil with giant blue whale skeleton

The giant skeleton of a blue whale is to replace the iconic replica skeleton of a dinosaur affectionately known as “Dippy” in the main entrance hall of the Natural History Museum in London, it has been announced.

29. 1. 2015 2:03
Scars reveal ageing whales' secrets Scars reveal ageing whales' secrets

Scientists studying one of the most mysterious whale species find they form long-term alliances, sometimes lasting many years.

30. 1. 2015 4:28