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More than 200 scientists from 73 research institutions including the UK’s John Innes Centre worked on the mammoth task - the results of which are published in the journal Science.
A healthy and accurate sense of smell is key to sensing danger and maintaining a good appetite, but 6.5 percent of over-40s smell a phantom stench, new NIH-funded research reveals.
The first high-quality, complete sequence of the bread wheat genome could support the creation of the first genetically modified wheat.
Researchers from Linköping University in Sweden surveyed more than 1,000 people and asked them to rate how meaningful – or meaningless – 14 sentences were (stock).
Researchers at the University of Washington stumbled across the discovery when studying Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). They saw women are 25 to 75 per cent slower than men (stock).
One farm in Devon reported that the need for its bittersweet Devon cider apples has fallen from 40,000 tonnes to just 10,000 as a result of the fad.
Kroger's driverless grocery delivery vehicles are hitting the road. The firm will start testing the self-driving cars at a Fry's Food Store in Scottsdale, Arizona as part of its partnership with Nuro.
Lucy Bella Earl, from Bedfordshire, who launched hit YouTube channel English with Lucy, has devised 10 questions that will put your grammar knowledge to the test - so can you score top marks?
A Japanese psychologist has stumped the internet with his latest optical illusion. A swatch appears to change colors as it slides across a gradient, but in reality it's the same color the whole time.
The creature would have been crawling over plants for nourishment when it was frozen in time during the Cretaceous period, according to researchers from the University of Bristol.
Florida scientists are field testing a patented process that would pump red-algae-tainted seawater into an ozone-treatment system to remove Karenia brevis (pictured).
Zhao Deli, 40, was lifted into the air by his eight-propeller drone in China's Guangdong province. He says it will be available to customers for between £4,330 - £5,700 ($5,500 and $7,200) next year.
In everything from cameras to batteries, researchers are pursuing biomimicry—basically, copping nature’s secrets.
For a roguelike, *Dead Cells* is highly addicting. Thank sleek design and appreciation for the past for that.
Beaker, the science obsessed flame-haired character from the Muppets has been spotted at the south pole of Mars by the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.
A team of three vets, a nurse, three dermatologists and five more park staff were on hand when 97.6 stone Victor needed to be given an allergy test at Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
Situated in the icy Laptev Sea, the remote Siberian island of Stolbovoy is reported to be the most northerly evidence of ancient man anywhere in the world.
If you’re on the fence about folding bikes, try this one.
On YouTube, the personal moment has transformed from bare-bones confessional to something unabashedly public.
Nashville-based developers have created an AI robot that uses facial recognition technology to locate the elusive character 'Wally' (or Waldo in America) in less than four seconds.