The causes of major natural disasters such as mudslides and earthquakes
Scientists have synthesised the first designer chromosome in yeast
New evidence to support the Big Bang theory for the origin of the Universe
Research paper on cheap stem cell production withdrawn by scientists
Early American settlers may have used the Bering land bridge as a 10,000 year stopover
New research may begin to explain why more boys than girls have autism
A three year emergency plan to save Madagascar’s threatened lemurs
Breakthrough in the quest for nuclear fusion
Why are the pyroclastic flows on Mount Sinabung so deadly?
A cheap and simple way to make stem cells
The Rosetta deep space probe wakes after a deep slumber
The mathematical formula that could aid defence of online systems and help policy makers
How the pigments of ancient marine reptiles are giving clues to their behaviour
With the confirmation of water on the Red Planet, what next in the hunt for Martian life?
Coffee and bananas in peril, and electric bees and wild pollinators
Do music lessons make children more intelligent? We question the scientific evidence
Highlights from the American Geophysical Union’s science meeting
Human DNA from 400,000 years ago is recovered from ancient remains
Could the deadly Panama disease affecting banana crops worldwide create a shortage?
Antarctic detector buried two kilometres under ice has captured 28 'intergalactic events'
Forensic DNA matching could help identify victims of Typhoon Haiyan
Meteors of similar size to the Chelyabinsk event may strike Earth more frequently
Researchers have found strong evidence that the SARS virus originated in bats
Why are the Australian bush fires so intense?
New understanding in primate communication
Astronomers find water and rock present in a dying solar system 150 light years away
Could the Eden Patera structure found on Mars indicate supervolcanic activity?
Soil on Mars could supply drinking water for future explorers
Methane could indicate microbial life on Mars - if it is there
Scientists have reprogrammed adult cells into stem cells inside living animals