The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter will circle the planet and measure minute levels of atmospheric gases.
Astronomers investigating the alignment of rocks beyond Pluto have concluded that an undetected icy planet four times the size of Earth must exist.
Physicists have drawn up plans to put a living organism in two places at once in a radical demonstration of quantum theory.
Scientists hope the Philae lander robot can get enough of a power boost through a battery recharge to carry out more research tasks.
Scientists in China have genetically modified human embryos that has re-ignited the debate over the ethics and safety of genetic therapies.
The more obscure the name of your pasta on the menu, the more you’ll likely have to fork out when the bill comes.
The launch to Mars is still a decade away but preparations for the Red Planet expedition are well under way.
The new genetically modified organisms could be used to clean up oil spills or break down toxic chemicals.
Researchers in the US have found that many of the 750 or so chemicals used in fracking are associated with fertility and developmental problems.
History was made as a robotic spacecraft sent to explore a comet touched down. The Rosetta probe will gather images and information on the comet.