These underground tubes at Lava Beds National Monument include sparkling gold ceilings that even NASA wants to study
Instead of believing they have all the answers, leaders need to be comfortable with uncertainty and making mistakes to unleash creativity
Breakthrough linking protein in blood to memory loss raises hopes for dementia treatment, and could be key to keeping people healthy for longer in old age
Tests on physiological markers in nearly 1,000 38-year-olds found that some had biological ages many years older than their birthdates would suggest
Playing the classic video game a day after witnessing a traumatic event could reduce the risk of developing PTSD
An eradication programme in Piracicaba, Brazil, is using genetically modified mosquitoes to control disease-carrying ones, and Florida could be next
Watch zooplankton waft tiny, fluorescent beads of plastic towards them, before swallowing the stuff – demonstrating the dangers of marine litter
Constant darkness, bone-chilling temperatures and cut off from the rest of the world. If you're going to spend winter in Antarctica you'll be glad of a few home comforts
North Carolina State University researchers have developed new technology designed to improve communication between dogs and humans.
When asked to imagine the future of transportation, most might draw a car of the future, perhaps solar powered and autonomously driven.
The Hacking Team suffered a major security breach
The small, relatively inexpensive vehicles could replace humans in a variety of ways around large farms
This image, sent back by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, shows the moon covered with deep red gashes that look oddly biological
A new study finds driverless cabs could significantly cut emissions from vehicles, especially in big cities
Using their legs as sails and silk as anchors, spiders can travel on water to escape predators and colonize new habitats
"We can't let another country win this -- giant robots are Japanese culture"
The Pluto-bound New Horizons is out of safe mode and ready to resume science operations, one week from its historic flyby
The Declaration on Climate Change has 36 laureate signatures
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