The first Blue Moon since 2012 will appear over the UK on Friday. The next won't be until 2018.Read the full story ›
University College London is to review its communications strategy after the resignation of Sir Tim Hunt.
The Honorary Professor resigned after criticism of a speech in which he said women were hopeless at science.
The university's governmening body says the media interest was unprecedented, and recognises the distress caused to Sir Tim.
TV scientist admits that Nobel-winner's remarks were "very ill-advised", but insists the response was "disproportionate".Read the full story ›
If you missed the chance to see King Richard III's burial yesterday - you can still see his skeleton here in London.
A 3D printed replica has gone on display at the Science Museum.
It's so accurate you can even see the battle wounds in his skull that killed him.
If you want friendly neighbours, new advice is to avoid London and head north. A UK-wide personality survey by Cambridge University, of almost 400 thousand Brits, found Londoners to be uncooperative, quarrelsome and irritable. But it's not all bad - Londoners did score highly on social traits, suggesting that if you like to party - the capital is the place to be.
In just a couple of hours' time, London will be cast into shadow due to a partial solar eclipse.
Around 85% of the sun will be blocked as the moon moves between it, and earth.
It'll start at around twenty to nine this morning - but people are urged not to look directly at it.
A guide to viewing the solar eclipse safely has been issued jointly by the Royal Astronomical Society and Society for Popular Astronomy.Read the full story ›
London architects have come up with an innovative new building design that casts sunlight, not shadows, on the streets below.Read the full story ›
The plaster dinosaur skeleton is not considered relevant enough to what is happening to the natural world today.Read the full story ›
Three London hospitals are at the forefront of genetic research as NHS England launches its 100,000 genomes project.
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust have each been chosen as one of the 11 lead centres in England to help deliver the 100,000 Genomes Project.
It will see doctors sequence genomes from people with rare conditions and cancers and use that info to better diagnose diseases, personalise their treatments and carry out scientific research into better understanding genetic disease. It's the largest ever clinical application of genomic medicine in the world.