Mars methane not biological in origin

Disappointingly, scientists say they've been able to establish where the methane on Mars comes from - and it's not from living organisms.

Solar cycle can influence winter weather

British scientists say they've established a link between the sun's 11-year cycle and cold winters in Northern Europe and parts of America.

Polaroid is back...With 3D glasses!

The bulky Polaroid camera - like bell bottom jeans and leg warmers - has (thankfully) been relegated to the trash heap of embarrassing fashion faux pas. 

Team creates precursors of life in Titan-like environment

Scientists have created organic macromolecules by zapping a Titan-like atmosphere with UV rays. The discovery supports the idea that the moon of Saturn could support life.