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Bad news for marine life.
Researchers used computer-generated images to approach the sensitive subject.
A biodegradable computer chip holds huge potential for health care.
The shape of a urine stream could help diagnose problems such as an enlarged prostate.
Saturn's moon may hold life in its icy oceans.
More evidence that the fortunes of history turn around geographical axes.
Why certain sounds can trigger discomfort, anxiety and rage.
Women are subconsciously attracted to men with a high immune system, a new study suggests.
New evidence on how bird wings evolved from the dinosaur hand.
A count down of the top 10 most influential scientists from the Arabic Golden Age who made advances in science and technology while Europe was in a cultural decline during the Dark Ages.
Antarctic octopuses contain venom that is active in sub-zero climates, at temperatures which would render most other venoms useless, Australian scientists have discovered.
Are parallel realities exerting a strange force on our own, causing galaxy clusters to stream across space towards the edge of the known universe?
Men who want to become fathers should have sex or ejaculate daily in order to maximise sperm quality, scientists report.
All molecules are not created equal. Some have saved billions of lives, wreaked environmental havoc or made the world a more colourful place. Here's a selection of those that have changed the course of human history.
Fresh insights into a perplexing human capacity: morality.
A perspective on how our genes and the environment contribute to our behaviour.
Could dinosaurs have evolved intelligence?
Both genders dream about sex equally, but fantasies tend to differ, says a new study.
The top 10 lab-tested tips to give you the edge in the dating game.
Aboriginal Australians descend from the same lineage as the first modern humans to migrate from Africa, DNA analysis has confirmed.
Eye colour is controlled by many genes, according to a new Australian study that challenges the textbook example of blue eye colour as a simple 'recessive trait'.
A 2,100-year-old clockwork machine whose remains were retrieved from a shipwreck more than a century ago has turned out to be the celestial super-computer of the ancient world.
Good timing gives way to successful stem cell transplants.
A band of scientists is trying to find out how they reproduced.