A new paper from researchers at the University of Bristol has found that there are clear trends in how grumpy people are on Twitter at different times of the day, and it changes by season.

Patrick Smith • 9 months ago

A recent scientific trial has led to acrimonious debates over chronic fatigue syndrome, aka ME, and boosted interest in a secretive therapy that some call a “cult” and others call a “miracle”. BuzzFeed News investigates.

Tom Chivers • 9 months ago

We found some! We had to look hard, but we found some.

Tom Chivers • 9 months ago

:microscope emoji: :nerd face:

Tom Chivers • 9 months ago

Ofcom has launched an investigation into the Today programme after it allowed Lord Lawson to make inaccurate comments about climate change. Four BBC science presenters told us how they think the corporation should cover climate controversies.

Tom Chivers • 9 months ago

Including two gas giants, the northern lights, and a baby squid off the coast of Scotland.

Tom Chivers • 10 months ago

A professor at a British university has made controversial claims that aluminium in our environment is linked to autistic spectrum disorders – which other scientists have strenuously denied.

Tom Chivers • 10 months ago

Michael Gove has just announced that a family of beavers will be reintroduced into an enclosed part of the Forest of Dean. Experiences elsewhere in Britain suggest this is a really good idea.

Tom Chivers • 10 months ago

There was hope that emissions had peaked, after growth slowed and reversed over the last few years, but new figures suggest there has been a spike.

Tom Chivers • 11 months ago

Seriously, why does this need saying out loud?

Tom Chivers • 11 months ago

TL;DR: Young people are more sensible than they used to be.

Tom Chivers • 11 months ago

But we may have started saying "dove" instead of "dived" because of the rise of the car, so there's that.

Tom Chivers • 11 months ago

An article in the journal Child Development that was reported on by national media could "cause serious harm", according to a recent paper.

Tom Chivers • 11 months ago

The National Union of Students says the minister for universities and science's comments on "no-platforming" are part of a "culture war" on students.

Tom Chivers • 11 months ago

“It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true: It's called Life.” – Terry Pratchett

Tom Chivers • 12 months ago

Not yet, anyway.

Tom Chivers • 12 months ago

Bloody scientists, coming over here, winning Nobel Prizes.

Tom Chivers • One year ago

"A picture is a key to understanding," says the award announcement.

Kelly Oakes • One year ago

Despite the headlines warning of an “explosion” in students taking drugs like Ritalin and Adderall, their prevalence – and their risks – remains a scientific black spot.

Tom Chivers • One year ago

The ripples in space-time known as gravitational waves were detected for the first time in September 2015, and the discovery was announced early last year.

Kelly Oakes • One year ago