Coffee beans and dozy dreams: the Nappuccino
How do you deal with the mid-afternoon lull: caffeinate or power-nap? Scientists have found that it’s actually best to do both
USA and China have made joint climate pledges, but are they drastic enough to keep global average temperatures below 2°C over the 1900 baseline?
LED lights which could be switched on by human brainwaves were implanted in mice with light-sensitive genes
Genetic tests and 3D imaging suggest that the death of the boy-pharaoh may not have been the grand as they taught you in primary school
Sam Wainwright reports from the launch site of AstroDuck – AstroSoc’s most audacious project yet
On Wednesday evening the Biosciences society hosted ‘Biology Bites: The Best Biology Snippets’ in the Ron Cooke Hub. Despite an…
Professor Reidun Twarock, a mathematical virologist, presents the first lecture of York Science Week: “Geometry: a secret weapon in the fight against viruses”
Every day this week one of the University’s science societies will be hosting talks on their respective disciplines to share their excitement for their fields of study, finishing on Saturday with the Physics Colloquium
As the clock turned to 17:03 in Darmstadt, an accumulation of near-febrile tension was unleashed, and dreaded anticipation gave way…
A summary of what’s going on in the night sky, and how to see it
A report in nature found that “Science remains institutionally sexist. Despite some progress, women scientists are still paid less, promoted less frequently, win fewer grants and are more likely to leave research than similarly qualified men.”
What is York doing to combat the gender gap?
A group of scientists from Beijing, China have discovered a simple method for removal of the poison arsenic from contaminated water…
Matthew Wells reviews last night’s event ‘Half a Pint of Science’, part of Science Week at the University