Scientists are working out how to grow plants in space, ready to use them as food when we visit other planets.
Physics says Game of Thrones dragons can fly. Whoever said maths was useless?
Think you know all about the dinosaurs? You might be surprised.
Perverse mental processes take over when the chips are down. And there's something you can do about it.
There's more to sleeping in space than just nodding off.
Sounds scary ... so should we be worried?
Tastier salt, packaging that alerts you to food that has gone off and fish oil that tastes better – nanoparticles have lots of potential.
New research shows how we can track and even anticipate terrorists' movements using social media.
The Vision Next 100 concept car promises 22nd century luxury but is more likely to become an amusing curiosity – just like its predecessors.
A shocking incident has raised concerns about the tone of political debate in the UK and especially the role of the internet.
Neuropsychological tests of football players can help predict their performance, according to research.
The UK government's move to electronically track criminals on parole shows how wearable technology can become a virtual prison.
In theory, astronauts get the equivalent of a lethal x-ray dose during a six-month stay at the ISS. Here's why we don't have to worry too much though.
State of the art detectors have found another signal from a pair of collapsing black holes – the consequences could be momentous.
It might sound strange but the world of animal-computer interaction could improve their welfare and help us understand them better.
Social media can make us mistrustful and paranoid.
A games experts explains the more complex ways to gamble on Euro 2016 and what the risks are.
Science has some answers.
Space lasers developed in the 1970s are being put to a brand new use.
Why being human can't be traced back to hunting, fire or any other single event.
Death rituals help us to cope with loss and perhaps even feelings of guilt associated with disposing of a corpse.
Flexible light-emitting screens mean you soon won't need bulbs because your wallpaper – or even your furniture – will light up at the flick of a switch.
It's 30 years since the release of Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Here's why he got away with it.
Your makeup can make all the difference on your path to success.
Former NASA astronaut Ron Garan speaks his mind about space travel, terraforming and religion.
Some 18 elements have had placeholder names derived from the Latin to stop scientists fighting over what their discoveries should be called.
As four new chemical elements are named, here's all you need to know.