The fossilized remains of a new horse-sized dinosaur reveal how Tyrannosaurus rex and its close relatives became top predators, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Scientists have recreated an elusive form of the material that makes up much of the giant planets in our solar system, and the sun.
Characteristics passed between generations are not decided solely by DNA, but can be brought about by other material in cells, new research shows.
Rising global temperatures could increase the amount of carbon dioxide naturally released by the world's oceans, fuelling further climate change, a study suggests.
Life on our planet might have originated from biological particles brought to Earth in streams of space dust, a study suggests.
Deforested areas of the Amazon Basin have a limited ability to recover because of recent changes in climate, a study shows.
It is an evolutionary riddle that has long puzzled scientists ... now the quest to find out why we live beyond 50 is being helped by a new genetic study.
Scientists have discovered how the wiring of bees' brains helps them plot the most direct route back to their hive.
A newly identified prehistoric marine predator has shed light on the origins of the distant relatives of modern crocodiles.
New insight into sleeping sickness suggests communication between parasites that cause infection could affect the severity and spread of the disease.