A Russian architectural firm is touting detailed plans for an eco-friendly, subterranean mega-city.
Researchers at the University of California (UCSF) are developing an artificial kidney that could be tested in human patients within five years.
Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have observed the Earth's crust forming in an entirely unexpected way — and one that could affect the world’s climate.
The British Natural History Museum has been forced to call off a planned scientific expedition to Paraguay following concern for the safety of indigenous people.
Researchers at Imperial College London say they've taken invisibility into the fourth dimension - time - by inventing a device that can hide whole events. It would give the impression of being a Star Trek transporter.
Pterosaurs launched themselves into the air by pole-vaulting with their arms, new research suggests.
There's a link between the number of Google searches performed on a company and the amount of financial trading in its shares, according to a German/US team.
Scientists have announced that a field trial in which millions of genetically modified mosquitoes were released in the wild led to a dramtic fall in wild mosquito numbers.
Where was I? Oh yes. Um, apparently people spend around half their waking hours thinking of things other than what's going on around them. And it doesn't even make them happy.
We're not sure if this is genius or utter lunacy - actually, we think we've got a pretty good idea - but the Defense Department has decided that it wants to know how each major city in the US smells, in order to help detect chemical attacks.
Tetris appears to have a unique ability to reduce unpleasant flashbacks, Oxford University scientists have found. While the discovery probably won't lead to teams of medics rushing to disaster scenes clutching games consoles, it could have implications for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Charles Darwin's theory of gradual evolution isn't supported by geological history, a New York University geologist claims.
Have you ever dreamed of jacking into the 'Net using a neural cybernetic interface?
University of Manchester scientists have created a new substance with thousands of potential applications, from a replacement for Teflon to electronic devices.
Just four days after shutting down the Large Hadron Collider's proton running experiments, CERN has completed the transition to lead-ion running and has recorded its first collisions.
Well, guys, now you have an excuse for sitting around with your legs wide apart in that way that irritates the opposite sex so deeply.
Did you know that late night texting can make teenagers even moodier than they already are?
Scientists at Canada's McMaster University have discovered how to make human blood directly from a patient's own skin.
A quick blast of electricity to one region of the brain can make a person better at math for up to six months, say neuroscientists at Oxford University.
The Large Hadron Collider is about to enter a new phase of operation, with proton running for this year concluding successfully this morning. For the rest of the year, lead ions will be accelerated and brought into collision in the machine for the first time.