Iceland raises volcano alert level Iceland raises volcano alert level

The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, as well as the risk level to the aviation industry, meteorologists say.

18. 8. 2014 22:06
Elephant deaths reach tipping point Elephant deaths reach tipping point

Africa's elephants have reached a tipping point, where more are being killed each year by poachers than are being born, a study suggests.

18. 8. 2014 22:01
Richard III 'drank a bottle a day' Richard III 'drank a bottle a day'

Research into Richard III's bones and teeth reveals the last Plantagenet king drank about a bottle of wine a day in the last years of his reign.

17. 8. 2014 15:18
River turtle mothers 'talk' to young River turtle mothers 'talk' to young

Amazon river turtles communicate with their hatchlings and with one another using vocalisations, recordings reveal.

18. 8. 2014 2:02
Lesbian women are 'significantly more likely' to orgasm than straight or bisexual females Lesbian women are 'significantly more likely' to orgasm than straight or bisexual females

Lesbian women are much more likely to orgasm during sexual activity than either straight or bisexual females, a new study has revealed.

19. 8. 2014 15:20
Child's drawing 'predicts intellect' Child's drawing 'predicts intellect'

A study suggests the way children draw at the age of four can be a predictor of intelligence 10 years later.

19. 8. 2014 14:20
Camouflage sheet inspired by octopus Camouflage sheet inspired by octopus

Basing their work on the techniques used by octopuses and cuttlefish, US engineers have produced a flexible, colour-changing material.

19. 8. 2014 1:23
New dates rewrite Neanderthal story New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

A new study suggests that modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought.

včera, 20:20
Independence 'would damage Scotland’s edge in biomedicine' Independence 'would damage Scotland’s edge in biomedicine'

Scotland’s reputation for scientific excellence in biomedical sciences, epitomised by the cloning of Dolly the sheep in 1996, will be significantly damaged if it votes Yes in the independence referendum on 18 September, a government minister will say on Monday.

17. 8. 2014 20:31
Spiders 'do better' in cities Spiders 'do better' in cities

Female orb-weaving spiders grow larger and have an increased ability to reproduce when living in urban areas, a new study shows.

včera, 21:00