Dark matter breakthrough: Study hints at "new physics" beyond Standard Model

Astronomers know more about what dark matter is not than what it is. Dark matter is estimated to account for approximately 85 percent...

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly

As wildlife recordist Chris Watson looks for solutions to ocean noise pollution, he hears from Tim Gordon, whose long-awaited trip to the Great...

The physics professor who says online extremists act like curdled milk

Lone wolves. Terrorist cells. Bad apples. Viral infections. The language we use to discuss violent extremism is rife with metaphors from the natural world....

Asteroid danger: Burj Khalifa sized space rock is set to skim Earth next month

2000 QW7 is between 951 and 2,132 feet in diameter. The Burj is 2,716 feet tall and is the largest building in the world....

Life is short, time goes too quickly, things get better: what I learned from...

Recently I came across a dusty box in the garage that was full of old journals that held all my secrets from 1996. Rereading...

Florida scientists induce spawning of Atlantic coral in lab for first time

APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time...

'Malaria will not be eradicated in near future', warns WHO

Malaria will not be eradicated in the foreseeable future even though it is achievable and would save millions of lives, according to World...

Asteroid fears: ESA warns of ‘mountain in sky’ heading to Earth – ‘Size of...

Didymos 65803 is a binary asteroid which has been classified as a potential hazard by NASA – meaning it could crash into Earth in the future. The 775-metre...

Amazon rainforest fires: Terrifying NASA satellite images reveal Brazil is on fire

The Amazon wildfires in Brazil have reached record levels with more than 75,000 fires tearing through the Amazon since January. The number has almost...

Google ditches its dessert-themed Android names because they 'weren't always understood'

China could retaliate against America for its treatment of Huawei in a number of devastating ways - the most likely would be to...