To celebrate 300 years since the original Longitude Prize to solve the problem of inaccurate naval navigation, the BBC and Nesta have announced a new prize aimed at solving on of six crucial problems facing humanity.
A site in the Kootenay National Park has proved a fantastic source of fossils from the Cambrian explosion, 542 million years ago.
A man taking part in the drinking dare game Neknomination drank a pint with two fish floating in it. This is very much not a good idea, for you OR the goldfish.
The physicist, whose pioneering work on black holes in the 1970s made him a household name, has proposed a radical fudge to try and resolve a baffling paradox.
Canine transmissible venereal tumours (CTVT) is one of only two natural transmissible cancers, and could hold the key to better organ transplants in humans.
An international group of researchers has found that the largest glacier in West Antarctica is "retreating inland" faster than ever.
Japanese scientists have made hundreds of tiny plastic balls float around like miniature spaceships.
Another day, another study misrepresented as causing our brains to change in some mysterious, irreversible way.
How would we know if time travellers have visited our time period? By looking for tweets, of course.
One of the site's largest subreddits, r/science, has had enough of angry, conspiracy-spouting posters who do nothing but ruin legitimate debate.