The media failed to accurately report facts prior to the Iraq War; climate reporting is failing in similar fashion
Don't tell me men couldn't be trusted to take contraceptive pills – I did two trials, and it was frankly brilliant
Forget the Amazon drone -- check out these awesome flying robots that hover like a bee, flap like a bird and bounce like a ball:
New research on South and Central American monkeys suggests that size is a key indicator of diet.
Zapping a tiny part of the brain prompts a complex feeling of foreboding, coupled with a determination to overcome whatever challenge comes your way
Mammals in the Sahara are struggling to survive, possibly as a result of hunting in the region
People with dyslexia struggle with reading and writing because one part of the brain that deals with sound doesn't "talk" to an area dealing with language
Surface temperatures may not be rising as quickly as they were, but that's just one small part of a much bigger and more troubling picture
An idea for beaming power over hundreds of kilometres could help provide emergency power where it is needed
The largest fault slip ever seen—which touched off the Japanese tsunami—came courtesy of slippery clay that "greased the wheels," say experts.
Biologists use a range of techniques to help marine mammals in trouble, such as the pilot whales stuck in the Everglades.
A new brain-imaging technology may reveal the true risk of repetitive head injury in contact sports.Eight former pro football players learned this year that they have signs of a degenerative brain disorder called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a condition linked to depression, dementia, and memory loss.
Researchers are studying how well the tube men repel birds from fruit crops.
The company will expand encryption in response to "government snooping" on its customer data
There’s no place like home – especially for lemon sharks about to give birth.
Rescuers say that they've spotted at least 20 pilot whales in deeper water — a positive sign after the animals were discovered beached in a remote area of the Everglades on Tuesday.
Witnesses from Nasa and MIT suggest to House committee that scientists may be on verge of breakthrough in search for aliensTom McCarthy
Two years after surgery, scans on first recipients in the US show healthy blood vessel and tissue connections have formed
African trypanosomiasis currently puts 70 million people at risk. Though control efforts have produced good results, there can be no elimination without wider health system reforms
NASA's Cassini mission has captured an incredible high-resolution animation of the psychedelic jet stream known as Saturn's Northern Hexagon.
Insects and spiders are masters of disguise, easily hiding in plain sight while pretending to be plants, dung, or one another.
After examining 2200 tissue biopsy samples from humpback whales that breed and feed around the North Pacific Ocean, five distinct genetic groups emerged
A classic equation to estimate the number of detectable alien civilisations has been rebooted as a tool for finding asteroids worth mining for resources
Adding the human touch to web searches can handle vague, complex or visual questions that stump conventional search engines
Cloud seeding is reportedly part of the country's plan to reduce its notorious air pollution, but experts doubt that it will work
Divers presumed that everyone on board a doomed ship had died. But a lone man survived for three days underwater, thanks in large part to an air bubble.
A new nerve interface can simulate a sense of touch from 20 spots on a prosthetic hand.
The new cable may pave the way to even thinner electronics.
Former Android CEO Andy Rubin will head Google's robots division.
Only months after their annual migration south, thousands of wildebeest have been spotted back in Kenya's Maasai Mara