The new TV series Westworld, based on the 70s film, challenges us to consider the difference between being human and being a robot and suggets how machines could one day become indistinguishable from humans
A Google doodle is celebrating the anniversary of the implementation of our solar calendar
The Hubble Space Telescope has obtained evidence of Jupiter’s moon Europa erupting plumes of water vapour according to NASA reports. Hubble first caught a glimpse of the jets in December 2012, but now more plumes have been revealed using a different technique.
HG Wells is often celebrated for his scientific prophecies, but what many don’t realize is how hard the prolific writer fought for his social predictions – many of which turned out to be accurate – to be acknowledged
Patients and researchers say the medicine is safe, however pharmacists have warned that medicine bought online could be placebo pills or contain dangerous ingredients
The creatures are known for their high intelligence
Attempts to stop the spread of the sexually transmitted disease have failed
She received the life-changing surgery after being mauled by her pet Labrador in 2005
Recent research suggests that factors such as genetics influence the likelihood that you will try, enjoy and excel at a performance activity
Researchers used genetic and fossil data to reconstruct the evolutionary family tree of songbirds confirming the birds originated in Australia more than 30 million years ago
'He is a very intelligent, bright man, sharper than many people a quarter of his age. I think it is very demeaning and disempowering'
Brexit threatens state funding of scientific research, which means we need greater caution about commercial interests
The more familiar we become with the day-to-day experiences of life, the faster time seems to run, and generally, this familiarity increases with age
Chair of Scientists for Labour campaign group says party leadership rival Owen Smith is ‘very impressive’, but insider claims most of its committee were already opposed to Mr Corbyn
Finnish economic success in the 1990s shows 'how an economy can turn itself round with a science-led industrial strategy', Labour leader says
‘We did a few dives. And there it was, the stern section, about maybe half a metre coming up from the sand,’ says an Arctic historian on the expedition