The moon is our closest neighbour and our best hope for building capacity to explore space.
Mosquitoes are picky about who they bite but it's not actually "us" that they're smelling when they choose their next meal...
Was Darwin inspired by the tropical wildlife of his travels to discover natural selection? Actually, pigeons, worms and barnacles were far more prominent in his thinking.
What can we expect from our future climate after looking at the 'Hothouse Earths' of the past?
Megalodons are the latest Hollywood monster to leap out of the fossil record, but what else is lurking in prehistoric seas?
Be sceptical when it's claimed that a language has 'no word for X' or '50 words for Y'.
Strange frond-like sea creatures are among the planet's earliest animals, but new research dates them and the entire animal kingdom to much earlier than first thought.
The precarious nature of housing and work for millennials is making motherhood more challenging.
Our energy supply underpins everything we do – so why is it exempt from the fair trade arguments used for food and clothing?
Every day we throw away plastic and every day we're reminded of its environmental impact. Why can't something be done about it?
More and more people are trying veganism, but how does the human body respond to losing animal products from its diet?
Your weight during your youth could have an effect on your heart for the rest of your life.
Elusive and mysterious by nature, ordinary people are revealing the secrets of the UK's octopuses.
A new study warns that while active smoking is rare among pregnant women in developing countries, their exposure to secondhand smoke is a major public health crisis.
High altitude images of Earth's surface can illustrate events occurring on a grand scale to the public.
Tech fixes to environmental problems are guaranteed to grab attention, but real change for the planet requires community organising.
It's a bumper year for lizards, a mixed bag for butterflies and a dismal time for frogs and toads ...
Mounting reports of norovirus symptoms point to a summertime outbreak, which could mean big trouble for an already struggling NHS.
Reality TV shows depicting relationships are popular, but a tolerance of abusive behaviour is also being exposed to a wide audience – including younger viewers.
Cybersecurity is an increasingly relevant concern in our society, but pop culture tells us virtually nothing useful about it.
Energy experts are getting excited about a proposed solar farm in Kent and what it could mean for a clean energy future.
Scientists have never been more needed to challenge division, misinformation and harassment online.
Yesterday's weather helps make sense of today's, but how will this change as the climate changes?
England's out of the World Cup, but the UK can at least enjoy the weather... can't it?
Blockchains and AI could play a key role in the decentralised energy systems of the future.