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A super-slippery coating for bottles could make getting liquids out much easier, US scientists say.
Scientists in Boston have found a way to get every last drop of ketchup out of the bottle.
The sequel to 2001's ocean series is due to be shown later this year on BBC One.
April's pro-science Washington rally has the full backing of the world's largest scientific membership organisation.
German research vessel Polarstern is set for a remarkable year-long expedition in the Arctic.
The US rocket company sends a cargo ship to resupply the International Space Station.
The long-planned space mission that seeks to detect gravitational waves is on course to be selected this summer.
Citizen photos taken during August's total solar eclipse in the US will be spliced into continuous videos.
Long-dormant microbes are found inside giant crystals of the Naica mountain caves - and revived.
Billions of tiny plastic lentil-sized pellets can be spotted on UK shores - but how do 'nurdles' get there?
Genetically-modified hens that can lay eggs from different poultry breeds are helping scientists set up a "frozen aviary" to conserve rare birds.
The international competition to drive innovation in seafloor mapping announces the teams that will take part in its semi-final stage.
Scientists are calling for more people to donate their brains to research to help find cures for mental and psychological disorders.
Researchers in Cardiff develop a new "highly-efficient" method of extracting disease-fighting compounds.
It's almost all under water, but Zealandia should be considered a continent, say researchers.
They say they are lacking the brains of people with disorders such as depression and PTSD.
Research institutions want to make it easier for scientists to collaborate and share facilities.
Underwater flowering plants play multiple roles in keeping coastal ecosystems healthy.
An Earth-sized "virtual telescope" is ready to take the first ever picture of a black hole - the monster mysterious object at the centre of our galaxy.
The World Meteorological Organisation say there is a possibility of a new El Niño later this year.