Scientists at Newcastle University say doing yoga while pregnant can can have a positive effect on both mother and baby.Read the full story ›
Yoga practice can reduce the risk of developing anxiety and depression for pregnant women, according to researchers at Newcastle University.
It is the first study of its kind to scientifically study the effects of yoga on pregnant women.
Thousands flocked to Newcastle's Centre for Life over the weekend to learn learn from some of the most creative inventors in the world at the Maker Fair science festival.
They got the opportunity to get their hands on soldering irons and electrical components to create their own tech.
Thousands turned out over the weekend for what has been billed as the greatest show and tell on Earth, right here in the North East.Read the full story ›
A giant robotic hand with hydraulically-powered fingers that give it the superhuman strength to crush almost anything in its grasp, is one of the headline attractions at the Maker Faire UK exhibition held at the Life Science Centre in Newcastle this weekend (26 & 27 April).
Some quite interesting bits of knowledge about wind power generation.Read the full story ›
The UK has a new offshore wind farm operating off the Teesside coast about a mile from Redcar.Read the full story ›
Newcastle-born scientist Professor Peter Higgs will receive the Freedom of the City of Newcastle today.
The Nobel Prize winner will attend a special ceremony at the civic centre this afternoon, where a plaque will be unveiled in his honour.
Prof Higgs was first to predict the existence of what became known as the Higgs boson particle..
He was born in Elswick in Newcastle in 1929 and spent his early life in the city.
He has gone on to become one of the world's most famous scientists and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics late last year.
A new study comparing footballers of different genders found women's performance suffers in the second half of games more than men's.Read the full story ›
Residents at Middleton Hall Retirement Village have got in touch with nature after setting up bird boxes.Read the full story ›