Researchers are feeding farmed salmon a genetically modified plant to see if it boosts omega-3 levels.
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cern, based in Switzerland, is one of the world’s largest centres for scientific research A senior scientist who said physics “was invented and built by men” has been suspended with immediate effect from working with Cern. Prof Alessandro Strumia, of Pisa University, made the comments during a presentation organised […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cabbage is a mainstay of the British diet Ancient Britons were eating dairy, peas, cabbage and oats, according to gunk trapped in their teeth. Scientists analysed dental plaque found on the teeth of skeletons from the Iron Age to post-Medieval times. They found evidence of milk proteins, cereals and […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An artist’s impression of a microraptor in flight An analysis of fossilised dandruff fragments has given scientists their first evidence of how dinosaurs and early birds shed their skin. Found among the plumage of these ancient creatures, the 125-million-year-old flakes are almost identical to those found in modern birds. […]