Fear of making mistakes and wider concerns about their social responsibility are among reasons why older people are rejecting digital technologies, a new study reveals.
Scientists have discovered that the chemical structure of modern oceans was established at least 540 million years ago.
The eminent physicist Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell FRS was due to open the department but severe weather led to the cancellation of her visit; though there are plans for her to return later in the year.
For the first time, scientists have improved how a crop uses water by 25 per cent without compromising yield by altering the expression of one gene found in all plants.
Toaster sized ‘picosatellites’ could improve our ability to predict the size and spread of ash clouds from erupting volcanoes.
A novel use of X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) is being pioneered by Lancaster physicists working with technology firm Kratos Analytical.
Sam Pitman, PhD student at Lancaster and The Cockcroft Institute, has appeared on a BBC TV Blue Peter special on 'Epic Science'.
Physicists have devised a new method of investigating brain function, opening a new frontier in the diagnoses of neurodegenerative and ageing related diseases.
Imagine moving through a public space and all of the digital displays changing to show your preferred news channel, travel information for your commute or the weather at your next holiday destination, as you walk past.
Extreme droughts in the Brazilian Amazon are causing forest fires that release significant carbon emissions, reveals a new study in Nature Communications.