Victoria Taylor, administrator of the popular "Ask me Anything" section, has left the site under mysterious circumstances.
The universe is a very sticky place, but how sticky is it? Could it favour the “Big Rip” demise of the universe?
We can spot catastrophes that could kill us – but can we come together to stop them?
Martins are in steep decline now, but once their mud-cup nests, slung under eaves, were a familiar sight across Britain.
Using kit purchased on the internet for £60, trend-setters are perking up their brains with low-level blasts of electricity. Lucy Jones tries it out.
Kawasaki disease is one of the leading causes of heart disease among children - but, with a lack of definitive diagnosis or any known cause, it's been puzzling doctors for 150 years.
We read between the lines of newspapers' scare stories about infertility and "late" pregnancy to find the science doesn't back them up at all.
Our smartphones are fast becoming extensions of ourselves. So what happens when we're separated from them?
A mass of near-identical accounts have been spamming the Glastonbury hashtag over the past week. But who are they, and what do they want?
It takes only a few photons to trigger our visual sense. Tantalisingly, a few photons can exist in superposition.
New Statesman columnist Laurie Penny has been removed from the site for using a pseudonym - but, like many others, she feels that the step is necessary to avoid abuse and to guard her privacy.
“We wanted to draw attention to the different realities of women’s rights within Europe – how different life can be for women just a few hundred metres apart.”
Google adds the feature to its email service after trialling it for six years.
The company will pay self-published authors on its lending services per page from next month.
The artist sent an open letter to Apple Music, arguing that artists should be paid during the service's trial period.
What does it mean to be homesick in 2015? Does technology help or hinder us when we move to a new place? John Osborne revisits his past to find out.
DuckDuckGo, a browser which doesn't track your online activity, has increased its traffic six-fold since the Snowden revelations.
It’s not just people who are at risk from the 21st-century way of life. Plants are suffering, too.
Nasa only has to worry about the fiery immolation of its crew, should anything go wrong. They do not have to take into account the treatment you give your machines.
In an era when politics is bereft of grand visions, bioengineers and Silicon Valley tech geeks are claiming the mantle of leadership and prophecy. But what do they want and where are they leading us?
Over two thirds of Twitter users are inactive. Could a swathe of new features bring them back to life?
The so-called new nature writing has become a publishing phenomenon, but how much do its authors truly care about our wild places?
ESA's space probe Philae has awoken on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko after seven months in hibernation.
A British company has introduced an emoji-based passcode system. But is it a gimmick or a sign of things to come?
A vital service for men who have been affected by sexual abuse has lost funding, and yet so-called “Men’s Rights Activists” are still more interested in bringing feminists down.
...and some are underage.
Banff National Park is home to many remarkable creatures but most evenings the talk around the bar and the dinner table usually returns to bears.
Haemochromatosis is the commonest single gene disorder in northern Europe: roughly one in 200 Caucasian people is genetically susceptible.