The Poison Garden at England's Alnwick Garden is beautiful—and filled with plants that can kill you
One of the most common complaints against science is that we dont have jetpacks yet, as was promised. This is not due to the inadequacy of scientists but the restrictions of physics and anatomy, not to mention the fact that jetpacks are a terrible idea
The presenter and physicist Brian Cox says he supports the idea that many universes may exist.
Liberia is to become the first nation in Africa to completely stop cutting down its trees in return for development aid.
The north-west US has been getting hotter over the past 100 years, bringing pest infestations and wildfire. But it seems human-caused climate change isn't to blame
Though illegal for more than a century, looting Mongolian dinosaur fossils was commonplace – until culture minister Oyungerel Tsedevdamba stepped in (full text available to subscribers)
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Privately owned SpaceX started construction in south Texas on Monday for what the company said will be the first private commercial orbital launch facility in the world.
SpaceX Dragon arrives at space station with 1st 3-D printer for astronauts, other supplies
Scientists say record-breaking carbon emissions in 2013 were led by increases in these 3 nations
But federal hackers who spotted it also praise some Obamacare website security provisions
"This dinosaur has a huge nose"
Ripples in space touted as proof of the Big Bang theory might simply be cosmic interference, a new study finds
Is that a giant tooth on your head or are you just happy to see me?
The eruption has been going for weeks. So far it hasn't been catastrophic, but it has been creating new ground.
Business and corporate leaders are starting to take climate risk seriously enough to put money on the table to do something about it.
India's Mars Orbiter Mission is set to reach Mars on Wednesday, just days after a U.S. NASA probe began its orbit around the Red Planet. The difference? India did it on a much tighter budget.
Butterflies are developing physical abnormalities, raising questions about the long-term impact of the disaster
Kate Brooks' aerial photos show the beauty of Africa's elephants, and the catastrophic extinction they face at the hands of poachers.
The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse particle collisions 400 times faster than currently possible.
Mother deer rushed towards the infant distress calls of seals, humans and even bats, suggesting that these mammals share similar emotions
Secure networks between cities are just the beginning of an internet where not even the NSA can read your email
From farming to firefighting, drones will soon fly into everyday life in the US – the Federal Aviation Administration has six flight zones paving the way
Adjusting the numbers of various types of molecule in the environment seem to improve the chances of self-replicating life generating spontaneously
The prizewinning science of banana-skin slips, seeing Jesus in toast and dogs aligning themselves with magnetic fields lines when relieving themselves
In the forests of eastern Australia, a squadron of social spiders faces off against an army of the world's most dangerous ants in a pitched battle for survival
Contrary to some earlier projections, the world's population will soar through the end of the 21st century thanks largely to sub-Saharan Africa's higher-than-expected birth rates, United Nations and other population experts said on Thursday.
Geologists must navigate precarious terrain to give the public an accurate picture of the lava's progress
Archaeologists got to the root of an ancient hairstyle when they unearthed a 3,300-year-old body with 70 hair extensions
It didn't feel like it in much of the U.S., but August set a record worldwide
More endangered sockeye salmon have made the 900-mile journey from the Pacific Ocean to central Idaho's high-elevation Redfish Lake this fall than in any previous year going back nearly six decades