Science

US: 21,000 drug cases could be tossed on false evidence

Former police chemist falsified tests, which could lead to biggest 'dismissal of criminal convictions in US history'.

Massachusetts: 21,000 drug cases could be dismissed

rebel education

Inspiring Science: Building Thailand's Future

Can innovative science education turn Thai students into agents of change and boost the country's economy?

Donald Trump

Trump to blame as doomsday draws closer, scientists say

Comments by Donald Trump on nuclear weapons and climate change have made the world less safe, atomic scientists say.

Doomsday Clock adjusted, partly due to Donald Trump

Science

Nobel physics Prize goes to 'strange states' of matter

Three British scientists have won the Nobel Prize in physics for revealing the secrets of exotic matter.

Nobel physics Prize goes to 'strange states' of matter

UpFront

Why you should be afraid of an antibiotic apocalypse

Mehdi Hasan on the dangers of doling out antibiotics like candy.

Agriculture

Independent US study declares GE foods safe

Independent report finds no differences to suggest higher risk to health safety from GE foods than non-GE counterparts.

US study declares genetically engineered foods safe

Global Warming

NASA: Global warming now changing how Earth wobbles

Scientists say massive melting of polar ice has affected the distribution of the planet's weight.

NASA: Global warming now changing how Earth wobbles

Health

Scientists unveil potential schizophrenia breakthrough

Study described as a "game-changer" identifies possible cause of mental condition affecting about 1 percent of people.

Scientists unveil potential schizophrenia breakthrough

Science

Science museum in Rio looks towards Brazil's future

A $54 million science museum has opened in Rio de Janeiro as Brazil prepares for next year's summer Olympics.

Netherlands

First handshake between space and Earth

Researchers have demonstrated new advanced robotics that allow real-time remote control between Earth and space.

Space

Lightsail spacecraft 'phones home' after falling silent

Scientists breathe sigh of relief after $4m experimental Lightsail1 spacecraft resumes contact.

Arts & Culture

'Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash dies in crash

Nobel Prize winner, who inspired Oscar winning movie, dies with his wife in a car accident in US state of New Jersey.

Science & Technology

Antibiotic advance wins African innovation prize

Innovation Prize for Africa awarded to Moroccan researcher for developing natural alternative to livestock antibiotics.

Antibiotic advance wins African innovation prize

Science & Technology

Comet chaser forced to back off

The European Space Agency takes drastic action after eruptions of dust and gas force a reset of its Rosetta spacecraft.

Science

Hadron collider restarted after two-year upgrade

World's largest particle smasher set in motion as scientists seek answers as to how universe came into existence.