If you’re not being sincere when you praise your dog he probably knows, say researchers.
The Anthropocene marks a new period in which our collective activities dominate the planetary machinery.
Weather forecasters say shifting weather patterns point to a La Niña effect which will not relieve the drought effects.
They brighten up our homes and cheer up our offices. But house plants also clean up the air we breathe, according to a study.
Lucy, one of the best known ancestors of humans to ever roam the earth, may have died after a fall from a tree, University of Texas researchers say.
After 15 years as a pure research lab, the International Space Station might be ready for business.
If you need mugfuls of coffee to get going in the morning it’s probably not tiredness causing that but your DNA
Shanghai Tower - the world's second tallest building - will have records for the highest hotel restaurant, as well as fastest lifts. [VIDEO]
At 4.2 light years away, Proxima b is right on our doorstep - and high speed spaceships could reach it within decades. [VIDEO]
Researchers have found that chimps will work together for the group’s benefit and will even shun freeloaders
Two-year-long mission will see spacecraft rendezvous with Asteroid Bennu in 2018 in search of samples.
Scientists are developing a milk-based edible packaging that they say will store food longer and taste better than plasic
Kluet, an orangutan at an Australian zoo, has released his debut single to raise awareness for World Orangutan Day.
Space agency opens competition to design robots to assist astronauts with expeditions to Mars.
They make us seem clever and make roads easier to navigate but they may be fooling our brains into being lazy.