For the first time, an instrument orbiting Mars and a rover on the surface have detected methane simultaneously – raising hopes for finding life on the red planet.
Two security scares in the past 24 hours should prompt you to make sure your software is up-to-date. But what are the risks?
Rather than revealing an advertiser targeted you by your phone number or email address, Facebook may tell you it showed you a particular ad because you like Facebook. That's not much help.
As antibiotic resistance increases globally, the heat is on to find new alternatives to treat infections. Chemists can get a head start by looking at compounds produced in nature by fishes' microbes.
A new experiment at CERN has discovered a source of asymmetry between matter and antimatter that could help explain why we are here at all.
We're finding more near-Earth objects all the time, and the challenge is to identify those that could potentially hit us. So how come we missed one that caused a huge blast in December?
Children can't handle watching livestreamed massacres – and adults shouldn't have to.
Across Africa less than 10% of the population is connected to a sewer system. But the waste could be used elsewhere.
What can social media platforms do after terrorist attacks?