A world free from malaria, full of woolly mammoths CRISPR may be that rarest thing in science: a genuine breakthrough. The young DNA editing tool has dominated science headlines for months, as a mounting
A new material design innovation has made wood practically invisible. Just watch for splinters. You don’t have to shop at Ikea to see that Sweden is obsessed with wood. Over 57% of the country is covered
Researchers in Argentina say they have genetically modified an adenovirus - which can cause colds, conjunctivitis and bronchitis - to home in on cancer, killing tumor cells in patients without harming
What does the inside of a lava tube look like? Find out on a trek that goes deep within the cave-like structure of hardened lava formed centuries ago by Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. Treks to the Puapoo lava
Scientists believed a whiff of the chemical could increase trust between humans. Then they went back and checked their work. Would you trust a stranger with a packet filled with notes detailing your
That these organisms influences us as much — if not more — as we influence them is a powerful idea, explored in fecal transplant therapies and microbiome sequencing. It's also one that some researchers
They've succeeded more than once already. In 2012, scientists at CERN discovered the Higgs boson, and just last month the organization announced that they'd found a new class of particles known as pentaquarks.
Climate scientists are warning the threat of global warming could be even more dangerous than previously believed, suggesting "killer storms", the rise of sea levels and the "disintegration" of large of