A group of researchers are developing a tiny foldable robot, to be used as a non-invasive tool in medicine.
A total solar eclipse, photographed from Jakarta, Indonesia. The eclipse provided new opportunities for scientists to study the Sun’s atmosphere.
This beautiful image shows a flying Boeing 777 and the effect of its wing tip vortex on the clouds behind it.
Have scientists just created superman’s memory crystal? This glass disc contains 5D data – with a lifespan close to eternal.
It may seem tiny, but this little baby will grow to one of the oceans’ large and dangerous predatory fish.
This week’s image is the bacterial hand print of an 8-year old boy, developed by his mother in her microbiology lab.
This week’s image, taken from the International Space Station, is of a flower blossoming in space.
These beautiful photographs of alcohol under the microscope are a perfect blend of art and science
NASA is uncovering Saturn’s shrouded moon Titan with this infrared picture, which pierces through Titan’s haze, revealing its unseen surface.
This weeks image is of a playful grey seal: an intelligent animal with interesting behaviours…
What do we know about happiness? This week’s image reveals a clue in the quest for happiness.
The image of the week is a stunning night-time display of cosmic light.
Stephanie Sammann watches a small but deadly predator at work
Margaux Lesaffre on the strange small world where the blue lizard lives
Image of the day: Sarah Bunney tracking giraffes
Stephanie Sammann on roasting marshmallows at the Pacaya volcano in Guatemala
Amber Madden-Nadeau on the beauty of the Pyrenees, and the forces that created this mountain range
Margaux Lesaffre encounters civet coffee in Indonesia
As part of the International Year of Light, an image showing insect trails around a floodlight
44 years ago today, Apollo 14 landed on the moon. See more here. Image: NASA