Advanced Science News

News stories about weird and wonderful science discoveries and the people behind them.


A computer model can predict the 'memorability' of artworks

Is AI that predicts which paintings are memorable and famous, regardless of content, style, or context, a threat to creativity or tool for positive change?

Inventive experiments explain biological synchronisation

Beautiful experiments with cells and cat toys reveal fundamentals of synchronised movement in both inanimate objects and living groups.

Motion capture in clinics: From Hollywood to healthcare

The special effects technology that brings impossible creations to life onscreen could bring better, fairer care to patients around the world.

Seahorse-inspired grabbing robots to help clean up our oceans

Researchers take a lead from seahorse tails to develop grasping robots that could help clear waste from our oceans.

Liquid metal robots learn from leeches

Researchers leech off the natural world to develop dynamic liquid metal robots for electrical circuits.

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