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6 days ago
Reading really does broaden the mind
Reading really does broaden the mind

A new series of tests proves that reading really does exand the mind and engenders empathy.

7 days ago
Near-death experience may be a trick of the mind
Near-death experience may be a trick of the mind

Study finds that the symptoms of near-death experiences are not only reserved for those on their death bed.

8 days ago
SKA captures 1300 galaxies
SKA captures 1300 galaxies

The first remarkable images captured by the 16-dish MeerKAT array have given new insight into the universe around us.

11 days ago
3D map of universe to uncover mysteries
3D map of universe to uncover mysteries

Hundreds of scientists have made the biggest ever 3D map of the universe in an effort to unravel its sevrets.

18 days ago
Possible Zika vaccine on the horizon?
Possible Zika vaccine on the horizon?

French biotech firm Valneva says it has produced a possible vaccine against the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

19 days ago
Fed up with Fido? Get a pet goat
Fed up with Fido? Get a pet goat

Goats are brainier than it was once believed, making them contenders for the title of man's best friend.

19 days ago
Zika: US urges Puerto Rico to use aerial spraying
Zika: US urges Puerto Rico to use aerial spraying

Aerial spraying is a safe and a proven approach to tackle mosquitoes that transmit diseases, such as Zika.

20 days ago
Could electricity cure arthritis?
Could electricity cure arthritis?

A daily zap of electricity could make arthritic joints less painful for hundreds of thousands of Britons.

22 days ago
How much would you clone your pet for?
How much would you clone your pet for?

At $100 000 a head, the puppies frolicking around the fenced lawn in western Seoul don't come cheap.

22 days ago
Cloning: ‘It has not lived (up) to the hype’
Cloning: ‘It has not lived (up) to the hype’

When Dolly the cloned sheep was born 20 years ago on July 5, many hailed mankind's new-found mastery over DNA.

35 days ago
Solar panels thinner than hair
Solar panels thinner than hair

South Korean researchers have developed flexible solar panels 100 times thinner than a human hair.

39 days ago
Microsoft gets into marijuana business
Microsoft gets into marijuana business

Software giant become first big tech company to get into booming legal weed business.

42 days ago
Birds as clever as apes
Birds as clever as apes

Scientists say that some birds are as clever as apes despite having smaller brains.

46 days ago
Why don’t birds get lost?
Why don’t birds get lost?

Researchers believe that birds may use quantum mechanics to find their direction.

48 days ago
Your goldfish probably recognises your face
Your goldfish probably recognises your face

Oxford scientists say that godfish are capable of recognising human faces.