It’s like a scene from a Dr Who Christmas special: legions of people walk zombie-like across city streets, staring fixedly into their phones.
Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book is a tourist guide to the twenty-first century’s uncharted continent, the human genome.
Following a number of recent anxiety attacks, I set out to learn why this happens to me.
Two new winter sports emoji were shot down at the last minute, seemingly because they included images of guns.
The British astronaut is set to return back to Earth this Saturday, following six months on the International Space Station.
Where does the instinct to publicly document a rape or murder come from? And what can these sites do about it?
A research project in Iceland has found a way of reducing carbon dioxide levels, potentially opening up a new way of tackling global warming.
The software provider is paying £26bn for the network - more than three times as much as it paid for Skype.
Researchers have conducted experiments to test whether there is a gender bias in costly altruism.
Four-fifths of scientists support staying in the EU. Here is why.
Why these two subjects are not as different as we might think and the science of what happens in the brain when we read poetry
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