Climate change scientists are heading to the Himalayas in a bid to become the first to successfully drill through the world’s highest glacier.

Rock fragments brought to the sea floor by massive mud volcanoes have given scientists new clues about how far life may extend into the Earth’s interior.

Global warming will thaw about 20% more permafrost than previously thought, scientists have warned; potentially releasing significant amounts of greenhouse gases into the Earth’s atmosphere.

The body’s peripheral nervous system could be capable of interpreting its environment and modulating pain, neuroscientists have established, after studying how rodents reacted to stimulation.

Pub goers can pair their pint with the latest scientific research as the University of Leeds brings Pint of Science to city watering holes.