A new project hopes to drill through the Earth's crust for the first time. But what beasties lurk deep beneath our feet?
A new journal article has proposed that women changing their surname acts as a signal of fidelity to their husbands.
If you're a non-scientist, you might have once asked yourself, propped against the bedhead after disappointingly quick intercourse, how long does sex "normally" last?
Cat-borne parasites that may affect human aggression aren't the only microscopic freeloaders that influence their hosts' brains.
If you're hearing a strange chatter in your home, you may have gecko housemates.
New research shows fish are more similar to complex animals like humans and other mammals than we previously thought.
The IOC's changes to transgender policy is useful, but the situation is still complicated.
Science fiction has long warned of technology taking over the world. We're increasingly connected to a digital world that's growing, and more automated. So what if it starts to evolve?
Charles Darwin visited Australia 180 years ago, and while here, he had a revelation that helped spark his insight into evolution by natural selection.
Scientists have used maths to explain why some cats' fur makes them look like they're wearing a tuxedo.
Biologists, along with most of the internet, have been puzzled as to why peacock spiders have such flamboyant courtship displays. So we decided to find out.
Cats share some important genes associated with herbivores – this might explain their particular eating habits.
Biological and genetic explanations of mental illness can weaken people’s sense of control and optimism, and create a bias against effective psychological interventions.
The molecular clock is helping us deepen our knowledge of evolution and completing the tree of life. But how does it actually work?
There's a new counter-culture movement that is seeking to bypass the bureaucracy of science and hack biology for the benefit of the masses.
Biology can only tell you so much about the workings of the brain. To understand how we think and remember things you need he help of a mathematician.
Study shows how eyes that work for hunters are no use for the hunted.
Using fluorescent dye, researchers figured out how to turn cells into lasers – with applications for cell tagging and tracking as well as medical diagnoses and therapies.
You may not have heard of the protein lubricin, but it's what keeps your body moving. And now it's being used to treat disease and produce new therapeutics.
Chimps might be cute and cuddly but it's their human drama that obsesses us.