Scientists warn against consumption of dead wildlife in regions where the disease has been found.
13th century document has been dubbed a forgery since it was first discovered in 1860s.
DNA of bubonic plague bacteria discovered for the first time following massive excavation at Crossrail site.
Almost all native bird species have seen rapid collapse in populations in recent decades.
Madala boson predicted as a result of 'peculiarities' in data from experiments at the LHC.
Scientist warn of a time when tears could be highly infectious and spread Zika further.
Signal that normally promotes tumour growth edited to trigger cell death in mice.
Typhoons that make landfall have intensified as a result of warming ocean surface near coasts.
One of Australia's most ancient settlements has been discovered on the Dampier Archipelago.
Young star EPIC 204278916 may help (in part) explain unusual behaviour of 'the most mysterious star in the galaxy'.
The 4km high cryovolcano was identified using images from Dawn spacecraft.
Michelangelo may have hidden symbols as dissection of human body was banned by Catholic Church.
Fossil stromatolites exposed by melting snow patch pre-date previous oldest by 220 million years.
Astronomers hunting the hypothetical Planet Nine say they are 80% sure it exists.
Cerebral blood flow appears to have led to greater synaptic activity resulting in better cognitive ability.
Tokamak Energy says fusion energy could be powering UK homes in just 15 years.
Nuclear bomb data reveals they are world's longest-living vertebrates reaching an age of 400.
Being able to thrust jaw forward quickly gives feeding advantage to deep sea creature discovered in 1898.
Scientist says stories of masses of gold buried in the ground coincide with periods of social crisis.
US intelligence believed Soviet Union was jamming its surveillance radars in the Polar Regions.
At least 17 petroglyphs stretching along 60ft of coastline discovered by tourists from Texas.
Royal Astronomical Society says Jupiter's gravitational field will produce one of best shows.
Scientists almost certain fourth neutrino does not exist following extensive search in South Pole.
Stone tools reveal oldest evidence of protein residue, shedding light on sophistication of hominins.
Wormholes in electrically-charged black holes solve the problem of singularity say physicists.
Astronomers Ben Montet and Joshua Simon say no known stellar phenomenon can explain dimming pattern.
Exhibition to mark 25th anniversary of aquarium aims to highlight the relationship between land and sea.
Valery Spiridonov will be first person to have full body transplant if operation goes ahead.
Camp Century infrastructure and waste was abandoned in 1967, believed to have been buried forever.
Great Flood took place in 1920 BC and saw up to 500,000 cubic metres of water per second.