Monthly Archives: October 2017

A new era

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Discovering the structure of DNA was a “big moment” in science In an essay for the BBC, Nobel Prize-winner and Royal Society President Sir Venki Ramakrishnan contemplates the nature of scientific discovery –…

Dinosaur sported ‘bandit mask’

Image copyright Robert Nicholls Image caption Artwork: Sinosauropteryx probably lived in open environments, under constant threat of predation A dinosaur from China sported a “bandit mask” pattern in the feathers on its face, scientists have said. Researchers came to their…