The UK will make publicly funded studies open to all.
A study has found only 30% of radical loss of the Arctic's ice is due to natural variability in the Atlantic, and it will probably get worse.
Several times in the past 10 years scientists have had to rewrite the textbooks on Neanderthals, the last species of human to go extinct.
World's leading thinkers write on what impresses them -- from Darwinism to the concept of 'deep time'
In the latest tell-people-what-they-want-to-hear speech on the election circuit, Newt Gingrich made a remarkable promise: he wants a moon base.
The pseudo-scientific utterances of famous stars are often dangerously misleading or just wrong.
Scientists exploring underwater vents near Antarctica have found a world of creatures thriving in temperatures of 400C°.
Scientists have worked out how caffeine might offer protection against some skin cancers, a finding that could lead to better sunscreens.
Mothers who sleep on their backs or right-hand sides the night before giving birth are twice as likely to have a stillborn child.
Scientists find abnormalities in key areas of grey matter in the frontal lobes.