A new study of a tiny Triassic fossil reptile has revealed it to be a close relative of the species that would become pterosaurs.
Policy proposals addressing our global clean air challenge have been set out by University of Birmingham experts during the Conservative Party Conference.
Water fleas, or Daphnia, could provide an important ‘early warning system’ for chemical pollution in our lakes and rivers.
The first appearance of shark-like ‘jawed fish’ may have happened some 15 million years earlier than previously thought, according to new evidence.
Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere causes trees to put more resource into developing root systems below ground.
The first comprehensive assessment of common synthetic chemicals found in UK foods has been completed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Dirty windows can harbour potentially harmful pollutants under films of fatty acids from cooking emissions – and these can hang around over long periods.
People who experience frequent bad dreams in middle age are more likely to be diagnosed with dementia later in life, according to new research.
Molecular fossils and machine learning have enabled scientists to build the first charts of Antarctic ocean temperatures over the past 45 million years.
Altruistic behaviour takes place in a different part of the brain to similar activity to help oneself, new research has found.
The world is “woefully underprepared” for a massive volcanic eruption and likely repercussions on global supply chains, climate and food, according to experts.
Large dinosaur predators, such as Tyrannosaurus rex, evolved different shapes of eye sockets to better deal with high bite forces, new research has shown.