Scientists reversed the ageing of human cells, which could provide the basis for future anti-degeneration drugs.
It’s still only in the lab at this stage, and then there’s the problem of where, exactly, to store the carbon-impregnated magnesite.
A much-needed "causal revolution" has arrived in Judea Pearl's 'The Book of Why'. But despite vast improvements over "trad stats", there's cause for concern over logic-losing numbers.
New research spots a remarkable meeting of Jupiter’s jet streams and its magnetic field and proposes that it may contain the explanation for the planets’ striking cloud patterns.
A new paper strengthens the theory that black holes are like balls of space yarn and debunks the idea of "firewalls".
Why is only 10% of the population left-handed? There are a few new scientific clues pointing to the answer.
We know not getting enough sleep is bad for us, this study gives us yet another reason to get a few more hours in.
The speed of death isn't as instantaneous as you may think.
You've probably seen it hanging around. But how did it get there? And can we live there?
In Egypt, comedy can be a matter of life and death. But life in America's no cakewalk either. Political satirist Bassem Youssef on reinventing yourself, crossing cultural lines, and the future of space exploration.
This is an extremely rare find; only three similar fossils have been found in the world.
The Swift-Tuttle comet is the source of the lovely Perseid meteor shower each August. It’s also getting closer and closer, making it "the single most dangerous object known to humanity."
Just ten rivers are responsible for up to 95% of all river-borne plastic trash that ends up in the sea. Silver lining: cleaning them up would have a huge positive impact.
The Parker Solar Probe is the first time a spacecraft will ever get this close to the sun.
Plant cognitive ecologist Monica Gagliano talks about the challenges facing serious scientific research into plant intelligence.
The vast emptiness of space isn't really so empty: It's filled with space goop made of greasy carbon molecules.
America's corn syrup fields are big enough to cover all its airports and railroads, and other surprising lessons from a 'tidied-up' map of America's land use zones
How worried should we be about bacteria with an alcohol tolerance? Be afraid, be very afraid.
The Perseid meteor shower during this weekend's new moon should be fabulous.
New research in PTSD might make an MDMA script reality by 2021.