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Pushy bacteria create their own superfluids

Collective motion of bacterial swimming could power tiny motors

Metal foams could make promising radiation shields

Environmentally friendly foams could be used in everything from space travel to nuclear reactors

Weyl fermions are spotted at long last

Solution to the Dirac equation detected 85 years after it was predicted

'Metasheet' blocks a narrow band of radiation, letting the rest pass

Material made of metal helices could be used for radar cloaking

Spain and Chile will host next-generation gamma-ray observatory

Cherenkov Telescope Array will study the most energetic events in the universe

Leading UK scientific organizations urge governments to tackle climate change head on

New statement says that governments must act now to avert serious climate risks

Physicists build universal optics chip

New photonic device could serve as basis for quantum computers

Physicist who brought symmetry breaking to particle physics dies at 94

Yoichiro Nambu shared the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physics

Bountiful buckyballs resolve interstellar mystery

C60 molecules might abound in the universe

US astronomers call for a new space telescope with a giant 12 m mirror

Proposed Hubble successor would launch in the 2030s

LHCb claims discovery of two pentaquarks

Result is best evidence yet for bound states of five quarks

Computer-chip features shrink to 7 nm

Silicon-germanium and extreme ultraviolet lithography keep Moore's law on track

Crystal phase-transitions keep babies in third-world countries warm

Researchers develop non-electric incubating blankets for use in villages

Pluto comes into focus as New Horizons nears the dwarf planet

Spacecraft will soon be just 12,500 km from Pluto

X-ray analysis sheds light on fading Modernist paintings

Whitening of yellow pigments linked to degradation of cadmium sulphide