How do you bring someone back from the dead?
Speaking at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Barack Obama sounded a hopeful note – but both the US and Japan still fall short.
As the tension in the East China Sea continues to mount, Japan's militaristic conservatives are putting their country on an aggressive footing.
Science and technology has always helped us feed the world. GM has more to offer, if we let it.
An extra £1.2 billion of public money is going to a volunteering scheme for teenagers.
Farmers were supposed to bet big on energy crops like short-rotation willow to help fuel the UK's biomass fleet. It hasn't worked out like that.
Speech patterns are just important as letter sounds when learning to read.
It's too easy to make assumptions based on an accent or the pitch of a voice.
While some companies get fined £18m, others have learned to "wow" the punters when things go wrong.
Both sides claimed victory after the German and British fleets met off the coast of Denmark, 100 years ago.
No wonder scientists love it.
The latest figures show a slight rise in migration to the UK, but there is nothing new to get excited about.
Giles Fraser thinks that 'Brexit recycles the defiant spirit of the Reformation'. How wrong can he be?
The critics of mindfulness are getting louder. But there are a few good studies pointing to the benefits of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.
Some patients respond miraculously well to cancer treatment. It is high time we try to understand why.
A number of tripwires could set off a chain of events leading to war.
Upgrading your home PC is one thing, but upgrading systems that run banking, air traffic control or even nuclear weapons is not something done lightly. Or often.
When Mount Sinabung erupted in Indonesia, researchers were already in the area to investigate how locals coped with the ongoing risk.
In a world of blogs, twitter and open data, scientists need to think again about how they'd communicate a discovery of alien life.
A new book warns that a lack of Western resolve could lead to World War III.
New report shows millions in the UK are denied essential financial services because of disability, disease and age.
The number of people who identify with a religion is declining, but that doesn't mean it's on its way out.
Legal highs are now illegal in the the UK but why has it taken so long for the law to be changed?
There are three main types of forecast when it comes to the economic effects of Brexit – here's how to tell the difference between them.
How did jogging go from a Victorian gentleman's pastime to the most popular form of exercise on the planet?
Donald Trump's call for a barrier on the Mexican border rides a two-decade-long wave of vigilantism and grassroots activism.
Suggestions that the government could introduce a two-tier system for post-16 education could still leave some young people behind.