These oddly captivating pictures from a British Antarctic Survey research cruise remind us that many lifeforms on Earth are still waiting to be discovered.
We love butterflies and we dislike the poor moth - but here's why moths don't deserve the hate they get and why they are seriously under-appreciated.
Japan and South Korea have topped a ranking list that recognises universities and colleges for doing the most to promote science and invent new technology.
Doctors warn this is just the tip of the iceberg.
One of China’s most infamous serial killers was finally caught decades after he killed his first victim thanks to the use of genetic tests usually used by scientists.
Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, have discovered that female mosquitoes can transmit the Zika virus to their eggs and offspring.
Italy’s earthquake was a lot weaker than a recent one in Myanmar, but it did far more damage because it happened at a shallower depth.
It's a hot, steamy summer across much of the northern hemisphere, and mosquito bites are as much a part of the season as hikes and picnics. This year, though, daily headlines remind us that a bite can bring more than an irritating itch. Mosquitoes can be very good at transmitting diseases.
The planets Venus and Jupiter will come very close together this weekend, and if you miss it, you’ll have to wait for another decade to see this stunning astronomical phenomenon.
Beijing launched the world’s first quantum satellite yesterday, which will help it establish “hack-proof” communications between space and the ground.
When you go to a wet market to buy some fruit, you get charged by weight of the fruit. Let’s say you buy 450g apples. How do you know that it weighs 450g and not 500g or 350g?