Despite the uncertainties – and dangers – of retaliating against suspected cyberattackers, a surprising number of companies and countries are exploring doing just that.
Rovers including 'Rosalind Franklin' will pick up where Opportunity left off – trying to answer the question of whether there is, or ever has been, life on Mars.
Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta has opened the floodgates.
Satellites hundreds of miles overheard are helping scientists to predict drought, track floods and see how climate change is changing access to water resources.
Polar bears 'invading' a Russian village have renewed concern over climate change in the Arctic, but human-wildlife conflicts are flaring up everywhere.
Pope Francis is meeting bishops for a global summit to discuss sexual abuse by clergy. Such a response, says an expert, is part of a past pattern, unlikely to bring a lasting change.
Many roses are grown in energy-intensive greenhouses, shipped long distances or treated with chemicals. Here's what to ask your florist or supermarket.
The Earth's magnetic field has a beat, scientists discover.
Seeing cancer in 'high-resolution' could improve personalised medicine.
Brazil's scorpion infestation, which is terrorizing residents of São Paulo and other major cities, is a classic 'wicked problem.' That means officials must think outside-the-box to fix it.
The natural world depends on insects to function, but they may be the next casualty of climate change.
Developments in technologies like robotics and virtual reality are opening new possibilities for sexual experiences.