Flu set to worsen, thanks to climate change

Americans should brace themselves for earlier and more severe flu seasons, say scientists, thanks to the effects of climate change.

Humans made projectile weapons 71,000 years ago

The first modern humans may have evolved on the south coast of South Africa, where they were making and using stone weapons far earlier than previously believed.

Domestic duties revitalize bees' brains

Bees appear to be able to reverse the effects of ageing on their brains, simply by returning home for a little light housework.

Faintest distant galaxy discovered

Astronomers at Arizona State University have found the faintest galaxy yet, one of the ten most distant objects currently known in space.