A gamma ray burst close to Earth could be devastating.
If we survive for another 7.59 billion years, our planet will spiral into the outer layers of the dying sun and melt away forever.
This special dampening material could also protect buildings from earthquakes.
A recent study found that a woman's blood pressure before pregnancy can help predict her child's gender. And it's not the only indicator.
There's a new driverless bus on the streets of Las Vegas. It could herald the future of our transport networks.
Dogs – and their owners – love 'walkies'. But who's walking who?
Scientists have investigated the complicated link between omega-3 fatty acids and fitness.
The first teeth may have evolved from combination of scales and tastebuds.
Star Wars fantasy or effective weapon system of the future?
Enormous odd feature presents puzzle for scientists.
Why you should model your writing on 'lean' manufacturing.
The UK really does have the wrong type of snow.
New research shows viruses can effectively turn bacteria into animal-like cells.
The moon may be slightly older than previously thought, suggests a new study.
Complex systems, from TV shows to hospitals, have plenty of checks and procedures, so why do things still go wrong?
Tremendous technology is on a collision course with reality.
It may be messy, but it's worth it.
New research confirms puppies respond better when we talk to them in a certain way.
With 35 new inter-city routes shortlisted for testing, it's time to start taking hyperloop seriously.
Companies and institutions shouldn't make it so hard for people to enjoy their right to privacy.
Robots may match humans in recognising different types of emotions in the next few decades.
A cryptic part of DNA helps keep a species' mutations in check until they become useful.
The Natural History Museum's 'Dippy' the diplodocus skeleton is about to be become a giant 3D jigsaw.
The iPhone mobile revolution put powerful computers in our pockets, but took away our rights to control them. Is that worth celebrating?
Remembering a giant haunted by tragedy.
Atoms manipulated to be 4000 times larger than usual may be the tool dark-matter hunters have been waiting for.