A new study finds tha telling small lies opens up a slippery slope that can lead to much larger deceptions.
Farmers urgently need help to adapt their methods of growing food if the world is to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
A global deal to combat climate change is set to take effect after gaining key support from European nations.
Rooibos and Honeybush, long-time luvvies of the local tea-drinking scene, have been elevated to a different class altogether.
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa honoured for work on design and synthesis of molecular machines.
Scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physics for work ...
A new treatment has resulted in all signs of HIV disappearing from a 44-year-old man’s body.
Humans are both social and territorial, two of the characteristics that increase the likelihood of a species killing each other
Africa’s elephant population fell around 20 percent between 2006 and 2015 because of a surge in ivory poaching.
Sheree Bega looks at the major issues, whether the international convention is working and why we should care.
One of the first submissions to be highlighted at Cites will be to declare four species of shark and nine species of ray protected.
Scientists find that the “loneliness genes” are passed down through generations.
Scientists are confident of performing a successful head transplant after a series of animal experiments.
Researchers have found that pigeons are able to distinguish between real and made up English words.
Nearly one in three people will fall prey to thr ‘green-eyed monster’, say researchers.