A Japanese team is planning to try to bring mammoths back to life after establising a way to extract DNA from their frozen cells.
Four hours' screen time a day more than doubles the risk of a heart attack, according to scientists at University College London.
Now, please no jokes about British teeth - things may be about to change. A group of UK scientists reckon they've found a way of persuading more people to the dentist, by counteracting the common phobia of the dreaded drill.
The asymmetry of biological molecules may have come from space, say French scientists.
University of Illinois researchers have developed an acoustic cloak, making underwater objects invisible to sonar and other ultrasound waves.
Do you drive a convertible? I said, do you drive a convertible? Because new research shows that you may be damaging your hearing.
New batteries based on an entirely new type of nanomaterial are claimed to charge more than 40 times faster than today’s lithium-ion batteries.
Forensic investigators will now be able to tell the hair color of an unknown perpetrator from DNA traces.
Coming off email, Facebook and Twitter is like giving up drugs, a study has found.
2012 was the worst science fiction movie ever, say NASA scientists fed up with having to explain that, no, the world isn't really going to end next year.
When it comes to analyzing DNA evidence, law enforcement can't do much nowadays but compare samples to known suspects or criminals within a police database.
The Lancet has revisited a 100-year-old editorial examining the biggest medical challenges of the day - and concluded that many still remain.
Engineers at Oregon State University have invented a new type of radiation detection and measurement device that they believe can make cleanup faster, cheaper and more thorough.
People with conservative views have a larger amygdala, a primitive part of the brain associated with fear, new research shows.
Tools that sharpen themselves every time they're used could soon be available, following a discovery about the way sea urchins keep their teeth sharp.
They're notably tight-fisted in Scotland, and now a group of engineers at Glasgow University have found a way to potentially slash postage costs - they've created the world's smallest Christmas card.
Boy, I wish I'd had one of these over the Christmas weekend: a 3D printer that simply prints out your dinner.
Six years after the Boxing Day tsunami in the Indian Ocean, the German-Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System (GITEWS) is finally up and running.
The subject of countless books and movies, humans have always been intrigued by robotic automation.
A group of British schoolchildren have achieved an honor only to be dreampt of by many scientists - having a paper accepted for publication by a prestigious Royal Society journal.