The first major review of the evidence finds insufficient backing for the appealing Gaia hypothesis, but we should still celebrate its impact on research
Sometimes it seems as though the only people who benefit from online anonymity are trolls. Has the time come to ditch it?
China and India have both set their sights on Mars, with India launching a probe in November
A new catalogue produced by the European Space Agency gives sage advice on visiting extreme sites on Earth that mimic Mars or the moon
Google's quantum lab has released a version of the computer game designed to teach players about the weird principles of quantum mechanics
The global campaign to eradicate polio is in jeopardy as the virus breaks out amid the chaos of war-torn Syria
EDF Energy will build two nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point, after reaching an agreement with the UK government over how much it will be paid
Balloon rides to space, cod wars in the Arctic Ocean, US emissions fall and more
Kauai has long been used as a testing ground for genetically modified crops. Now the local government has passed a tough law
From the US to Sweden, moose are dying, and researchers worry that it is a sign that climate change will have a devastating effect on the world's northern forests
The hottest 12 months on record in Australia have resulted in some of the most dangerous fires the country has seen in decades
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