China has opted for married mothers over single women in its selection of its first female astronauts.
Far from wiping out life on earth, heavy meteorite bombardment four billion years ago could have given a boost to the microbes that were our ancestors, new research has found.
It's not much use developing clever new materials in the lab unless they can be mass-produced. And while graphene has been exciting scientists and chip developers for a while, it's always been tricky to make.
What's being called the world's first On-Line Electric Vehicle (OLEV) has been introduced in Seoul.
A German woman has failed in her bid to stop evil scientists from destroying the world.
Researchers at IBM and Stanford University have developed a potentially revolutionary method of producing environmentally-friendly plastic from plants.
Europe is effectively outsourcing a third of its carbon emissions overseas, according to a new study.
The massive earthquake that struck the west coast of Chile last month moved the entire city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west, and shifted other parts of South America as far away as the Falkland Islands and Fortaleza, Brazil.
An international team of astronomers has discovered a weird pair of stars which orbit around each other in just five and a half minutes.
MIT researchers have discovered a completely new way of producing electricity - and they don't fully understand how it works.
Geologists have found evidence that ice covered the whole world 716.5 million years ago.
ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory has discovered organic molecules in the Orion Nebula - potential signs of life.
Vast amounts of methane are bubbling up from the East Siberian sea, raising fears of a massive hike in global warming.
A major international study has found overwhelming evidence that a massive asteroid impact in did indeed wipe out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.
Researchers from the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University asked a representative sample of 486 18- to 96-year-olds what the term meant to them.
China plans to launch the first module of its planned space station next year.
A new award from the National Center for Science Education aims to honor the year's most stupid creationist.
Engineers at Lockheed Martin have successfully completed fabrication of the world's largest heat shield.
Spending hours glued to the television or PC damages childrens' relationships with their friends and parents, according to a new study.
Peering through entire galaxies as their lenses, a team of researchers has found a new way to establish the size and age of the universe.