The reputation of oxytocin as the hormone linked to positive social bonding has been called into question
Nostalgic Nokia 3310 argued to have more benefits than today’s smartphone to be relaunched
'People can avoid being misled by individual scientists who might hold eccentric views'
Bright red ball tells US academics to 'stay calm and research', echoing poster designed to reassure Britons in the event of an invasion by Nazi Germany in World War II
For a decade, Canadian scientists battled a sinister federal campaign to control and silence them. Now that the US has an even more extreme anti-science leader, veterans of that conflict tell Chantal Da Silva that their southern counterparts must resist early and loudly
The more you swear, the more fluent vocabulary you may have
Thomas Browne is now better known for his literary work but in his own time was legendary as the greatest – and first – scientific populariser
Forget about weather, geomagnetic reversals now have the potential to be predicted
‘I don’t think the paper is convincing at all,’ one expert said
'Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging'
The shape of your brain could be a determinant in levels of neurosis
Areas of London put on highest 'black alert' rating for smog and pollution
Technology is looking to find a way to travel faster - and greener - than the most efficient rail services
Robots may match humans in recognising different types of emotions in the next few decades
The Great Red Spot is around 25,000 miles wide
Off-duty doctor in supermarket spots suspicious growth on 26-year-old's neck. It turns out to be thyroid cancer