Pigs ‘edited’ with a warthog gene to resist African swine fever could help spawn GM animal farms in the UK
Evidence was weak that marijuana helps anxiety and sleep disorders
Mouse House to make naturalist biopic, six years after box-office failure of Creation, starring Paul Bettany
Ageing doesn’t mean a steady descent into misery – evidence suggests that happiness is likely to increase as we head towards old age, but is it that simple?
The Ebola epidemic in Guinea that began early last year has set back the country's fight against malaria, say experts.
A female from the first wild beaver colony in England for hundreds of years has given birth to at least two young.
In a desperate bid to save one of the world's most endangered animals, conservationists are taking the controversial step of defacing the last survivors.
In a landmark ruling, a court in the Hague has ordered the Dutch government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 per cent by 2020
New diagnostics can find the DNA that drives a tumor, but evidence that they help patients is missing.
Scientists agree that children raised by same-sex couples are no worse off than children raised by parents of the opposite sex, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Oregon professor.
The company's algorithm has gotten so good that it can identify people in photos even when their faces are obscured
The agency says complaints are coming in from more victims who are forced to pay money to unlock their stricken computers
It's a mistake people make all the time - and it may have opened the door to the breach of a Major League Baseball team
The photo sharing app wants to take on Twitter by adding some major updates to its “explore” tab. CNET’s Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN to discuss the details of the updates.
There are reports that Google Chrome secretly downloads audio listening code on your device.
And made this stunning picture
Environmental impacts of food waste aren't a great concern, a new survey shows
Children as young as 3 years old will step in to right the wrong if they see someone being mistreated, a study finds. But they aren't as keen as 5-year-olds to dole out punishment.
Scientists are trying to predict what might happen if genetically modified salmon escaped growth facilities. It's a scenario often raised by critics who don't want the FDA to approve sale of the fish.
Millions suffer from SAD in summer as well as winter, and evidence hints that birth season plays a role in who develops the disorder
International team spends 10 years making inroads into treatment of bacterium which kills up to half of those it infects
One in five cancers may be caused when common chemicals – deemed safe on their own – blend lethally inside the human body, study reveals
By tracking how people live their values, businesses can and must instil ethical frameworks into the technologies of the future
Shutting other people up when you’re powerful but frightened isn’t defending academic freedom. It’s repressing itTwo weeks ago, a Nobel Laureate made some ill-advised remarks in front of the World Conference of Science Journalism.Whether or not these were intended as a joke is irrelevant at this stage; the remarks were made, people got offended, and the rest is history. Sir Tim Hunt offered his resignation from an honorary position (with no responsibilities and no salary) at University College London, and it was accepted. Again, whether he was pushed or whether he jumped is today of little concern. Continue reading...
A new experimental algorithm from Facebook's artificial intelligence lab can recognise people in photographs even when it can't see their faces
A star-studded group of campaigners are promoting Asteroid Day to raise awareness of the threat of incoming rocks. Are we really facing imminent disaster?
You may not know it, but you probably have some Neanderthal in you. For people around the world, except sub-Saharan Africans, about 1 to 3 percent of their DNA comes from Neanderthals, our close cousins who disappeared roughly 39,000 years ago.
An unmanned Vega rocket blasted off from French Guiana on Monday to put a sophisticated Earth-watching satellite into orbit, a European Space Agency webcast showed.
Samsung wants to leverage its technological expertise to make the roads a safer place.
The decision comes despite a ruling that Tokyo hasn't proven a scientific need for the hunts