There are probably many millions of Earth-like planets across the Milky Way that we could potentially walk around on, with liquid water and maybe even bacterial life on the…
For decades world renowned scientists, including Albert Einstein, have argued furiously about quantum physics.
A group of international scientists in China have discovered what they say is the oldest known ancestor of humanity.
Government employees from more than a dozen federal agencies in the United States have opened rogue Twitter accounts
Authorities in snowbound central Italy are appealing for help after four strong earthquakes hit the same region battered by devastating and deadly tremors starting last…
Just days after Friday 13 sent superstitious people into a spin, ‘Blue Monday’ was upon us with January 16 promising to be the most depressing day of the year for…
Scientists equip a female polar bear on the ice sheet of the Beaufort Sea with a camera to understand how polar bears live with diminishing ice cover
A mobile phone could be set to help farmers identify diseases in their produce.
Eighty years after Charlie Chaplin made the movie classic ‘Modern Times’, the great clown’s movies are being restored at a laboratory in northern Italy.
Many people have said that 2016 was the worst year yet, but bad news for those of you who agree: 2016 is going to be a whole second longer than 2015.
It is just one small step towards understanding one of the great mysteries of the universe - why does anything exist?
A 3D-printed, Batman-styled prosthesis gives Hungarian boy a new outlook on life
Britain becomes the first country in the world to approve a controversial technique to help couples conceive children free of genetic diseases.
As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…
Marie Curie turned the male-dominated world of science research on its head and courted controversy as she challenged France’s academic establishment.
Foods behemoth Nestle has says its hollowed out sugar molecule can cut sugar content in products by 40%, promises sales by 2018.
A team from the University of Bristol in the UK have created a diamond using nuclear waste, that can be made to produce an electrical current.
European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…
The terminally ill 14-year-old's body has been frozen in the hope she could be brought back to life in future.
A frozen area of Pluto, known as the ‘heart’ may harbour a slushy ocean between 150 and 200 km beneath its surface, NASA scientists say.
Electricity and hot water are a given in many parts of the world, but in the marginalised town of Garin, north of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires, there used to be…
A small brown pebble found on a Sussex beach could be the first fossilised dinosaur brain tissue ever discovered according to UK scientists.