Researchers at the University of Freiburg have released the findings of a study looking at the functions of a person born with an extra finger on each hand. The study found that the individual could perform tasks with one hand, like tying laces
NASA scientists say they may have discovered evidence of a parallel universe where time runs backwards. The potentially incredible find was made by a team of boffins conducting an experiment in Antarctica. The idea of a parallel universe has
The smell of a bin truck on a baking hot summer's day? The stench of dog poo stuck to your shoe? While these may be contenders in your book for the worst smell ever, it turns out they are a million miles away if a new study is to be
In 1997, scientists detected a strange sound unlike anything they'd heard before in 1997 - but years later they managed to figure out the culprit. Some people believed the mysterious ocean sound - dubbed 'the bloop - was from an unknown
He may have lay silent for 3,000 years, but now the voice of a mummified Egyptian priest can be heard once again. The sound of Nesyamun has been reproduced as a vowel-like sound that loosely resembles a protracted sheep's bleat. The priest
Spray-on bandages could help protect wounds and deliver life-saving drugs in far-flung places where immediate medical care is not available, according to a new study.Using a technique called electrospinning, scientists created “bottled bandages” which spray a thin layer of fibres onto damaged skin like spraying paint on a wall.
It’s not just human parents that feel chronically exhausted due to lack of sleep while looking after their young.Scientists say worker bees also get less sleep when they’re caring for larvae – even if they’re looking after offspring that are not their own.
In a world first the organ was transplanted from a dead 45-year-old woman into a 32-year-old who was born without a womb
People who take fewer than three weeks of annual leave are a third more likely to die young!