If an asteroid was on path for a collision, what could we do? Here are some of the proposals – both the sensible ones and the wild.
An asteroid the size of a city block is due to come whizzing past Earth in February 2013
Research into the wonder material graphene and the neurochemistry of the human brain will receive up to two billion euros in funding, the biggest research award of its kind in history.
Scientists who created a mutant bird flu virus said they will resume the controversial research after taking a 12-month break to allay fears of the bug escaping the lab or falling into terrorist hands.
When science meets parliament, you’d expect clashes in areas where political stances and rational evidence don’t intersect. But it’s a meeting of the minds that both sides enjoy, and the truth is, they have one very important thing in common.
The health properties of red wine have long been debated but an Australian biochemist believes he has created a drop so loaded with antioxidants that it could treat a range of ills.
Claims that global warming can be braked by dissolving huge quantities of rock in the sea to absorb carbon emissions are laden with flaws, according to a new study.
U.S. President Barack Obama vowed to make climate change a priority as he was sworn in to a second term, using some of his most forceful language yet despite uncertain political prospects.
The Mars rover Curiosity will soon begin to drill into the Red Planet for the first time, mission officials said ahead of the highly anticipated endeavor.