Scientists are working on a trial mission to deflect an asteroid. The threats artificial intelligence pose still aren’t being taken as seriously as experts would like, and nuclear apocalypse has been rated more likely by The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.
Researchers have shown that integrated graphene-based photonic devices offer a solution for the next generation of optical communications.
Somewhere along our evolutionary path, we lost the ability to defend against hepatitis C. But not all humans lost this ability.
A pan-European network to tackle problematic internet usage officially launches, setting out the important questions that need to be addressed by the research community.
Climate scientists have set out how we could limit global warming, but their scenarios are not at all realistic.
Research finds significant inequalities in cuts to council services across the country, with deprived areas in the north of England and London seeing the biggest drops in local authority spending since 2010.
What would convince you that aliens existed?
Researchers have used a combination of social media and transport data to predict the likelihood that a given retail business will succeed or fail.
The true impact of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on soldiers' mental health revealed for the first time.
By 2050 global meat consumption is predicted to double. One scientist thinks he may have the solution
A team of astrophysicists have realised their methods could help medical professionals.
A team of scientists at the University of Cambridge has developed an artificial mouse embryo-like structure capable of forming the three major axes of the body.