Nasa and ESA teamed together to build a telescope. But unknown to them, that telescope was about to revolutionise our understanding of the universe, both scientifically and visually.
A manhole exploded on a road in Buffalo, New York, last weekend. Odd, sure, but that's the science behind this?
"Losing the world's coral reefs would be like burning every Impressionist painting - you won't get them back." A new exhibiton at the Natural History Museum shows just what a tragedy these natural wonders' loss would be.
Great news for fans of not being eaten alive, less good news for the clumsy and slow.
Can drugs help depression? Crowdfunding allows science researchers to bypass institutional reservations and study taboo subjects.
So much for being special.
From top to bottom, eight different things that can now be transplanted.
With only days to go before the first probe goes into orbit around this surprisingly interesting dwarf planet, further mysteries - including two strange bright spots in a crater - are coming into focus.
New research has found that rats alone can't have been responsible for Europe's medieval plague outbreaks - and giant Central Asian gerbils may have been an alternative accessory to the crime.
The influence of the XX/XY model of chromosomal sex has been profound over the last century, but it’s founded on faulty premises and responsible for encouraging reductive, essentialist thinking. While the scientific world has moved on, its popular appeal remains.