Slowing rotation means our days are getting longer every century.
Astronaut was visiting Antarctica as part of a tourist group.
Asteroid 2015 TC25 will help scientists understand the bigger ones that meteorites come from.
Eruption in 946CE released more climate forcing gasses than any other volcano in last 2,000 years.
Dugas died in 1984 at the age of 31 from kidney failure from Aids-related infections.
Executive director of UNAIDS said we are winning Aids epidemic, but progress is not being seen everywhere.
Light emitted from neutron star appears to be subject to quantum effect 'vacuum birefringence'.
Our 'close relatives' acorn worms can regrow every major body part after being cut in half.
Banda Detachment will 'explain how one of Earth's deepest sea areas became so deep'.
Study indicates behaviour associated with psychopathy comes from problems with decision-making processes.
Researchers say the speed of light might have been much faster in the very early universe.
Skyscraper at centre of city has been sinking and tilting since it was completed in 2009.
Scientists say urgent action is needed to protect region in which the natural wonder is located.
Scientists say likelihood that fault curvature is linked to megathrust earthquakes is over 99%.
Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate is used to treat sleeping disorder narcolepsy but has become a known date-rape drug.
Vessel dates to Middle Bronze Age and was found alongside daggers, an axe head and arrowheads.
Females appear to evolve increased cognitive ability so they can avoid male mating attempts.
New method of swapping blood between mice reveals how old blood has massive adverse effect.
Scientists find the mineral brucite can store and transport water at far greater depths than thought.
Sergio Canavero unveils another milestone in his plan to carry out world's first human head transplant
Italian neurosurgeon unveiled the surgical blade and virtual reality system he plans to use for the operation.
Members of Cryonics UK explain why they want to be frozen in the hope of being revived.
Having two to four children was also associated with living for longer.
66 million years after the dinosaur-killing asteroid struck, scientists drilled into its crater – here's what they found...
Scientists find out how the peak of the Chicxulub crater in Mexico collapsed.
Extremely spherical star discovered slowly rotating 5,000 light years from Earth.
Synthetic version of rare compound from Diazona angulata used to treat leukaemia, breast and colon cancer.
Collaborative morality among hunter-gatherers included people with autism traits, allowing their skills to flourish.
Man admitted to hospital with 'penile strangulation' after putting wedding ring on it for 'erotic reasons'.
Physicist says mankind would need to move to a new planet in coming millennium if we are to survive.
Child psychiatrist warns children under 2 should not be exposed to any TV or computer screens.
Skeletons were discovered inside tree-trunk and plank-lined coffins near a wooden structure believed to be a church.