The European Union is currently debating the legal status of intelligent robots, and whether they ought to be given a new classification of 'electronic persons'.
A twin experiment in space can help us prevent diseases on Earth.
There's never been greater need for the study of what we don't know, and why we're not supposed to know it.
Are we headed to a magnetic reversal and all the global disruption that would bring? Enter archaeomagnetism. A look at the archaeological record in southern Africa provides some clues.
In the face of alienation and concentration of power by big corporations, local DIY organisations promote place-based organic internet solutions.
Human-animal hybrids - or 'chimeras' - might sound strange, but they offer great hope for new life saving therapies, as long as key ethical boundaries are respected.
Scientists must bear some responsibility for the post-truth era and the current crisis in democracy.
Recent research contradicts the belief that a period of calm usually follows a serious earthquake.
The best way to protect a presidential device is to keep it off the internet altogether. If that's not going to happen, how else can such a sensitive gadget be kept safe?
Victorian attitudes influenced what scientists thought they were observing about sexual behaviors in the animal world. But modern techniques reveal the myth for what it is.
Going round in circles can actually make your journey more efficient.
Enormous odd feature presents puzzle for scientists.