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.
Scientists in the US are seeking to enroll hundreds of families with autistic sons but unaffected daughters in a study looking for genetic clues and protective…
Maia and Guida are the first guests at the elephant sanctuary
This month Earth crosses the orbital path of comet trails promising dazzling night displays of shooting stars in the northern hemisphere – that is if you can get far away from city lights and in near
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for the development of the world's smallest machines.
Mexico has launched its first cable car service as part of a wider public transport system.
A bittersweet day for the ESA as they celebrate the success of their comet mission after working together on the project for more than 30 years.
Scientists at the ESA control centre in Germany clapped and hugged after screens showed the loss of signal after the final, historic touchdown.