In an effort to settle things once and for all, Oxford University scientists are calling for samples of so-called Yeti remains for genetic investigation.
Scientists have uncovered clues as to how our genomes became riddled with viruses, some dating back 100 million years.
A widely used drug for heart disease appears to affect a person's subconscious levels of racism, a team of ethicists, psychiatrists and psychologists has found.
Several previously-unknown species have been discovered on the seafloor near Antarctica, clustered around hydrothermal vents.
A species of rat has developed the ability to defend itself from predators by smearing its body with a poison it makes itself.
Oxford University scientists are protptyping glasses that could help people with severely limited vision see again.
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.
A study of Facebook apps has shown that people are more likely to buy a product if it's already very popular - but that a clear winner that doesn't reach a certain popularity threshold won't benefit from this effect.