Inside Story

Are we close to commercial space travel?

The first commercial capsule capable of carrying humans has docked with the International Space Station.

United States

Lab strips DNA pioneer James Watson of honours for racist views

James Watson won a Nobel for his work on DNA, but held debunked ideas on the relationship between race and genetics.

Lab strips DNA pioneer James Watson of honours for racist views

Environment

More than half of Earth's land critically endangered: report

Only five percent of land has not been modified by humans, according to new report.

More than half of Earth's land critically endangered: report

Science

Criticism after claims ancient Hindus invented stem cell research

Organisers distance themselves from speakers who claimed Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton were wrong.

Criticism after claims ancient Hindus invented stem cell research

China

'Extremely abominable': Chinese gene-editing scientist faces law

China condemns the work of He Jiankui as institutions distance themselves from the academic who gene-edited twin girls.

'Extremely abominable': Chinese gene-editing scientist faces law

Space

NASA's Insight Mission: When will it land and why should we care?

InSight Lander is the US space agency's first craft dedicated to peer beneath Mars' surface and study its interior.

NASA's Insight Mission: When will it land and why should we care?

Science & Technology

Stephen Hawking's final book entreats readers: 'Shape the future'

Seven months after his death, Stephen Hawking makes waves with the release of his final thoughts in the book, Brief Answers to Big Questions.

Space

Scientists find ice on moon, raising possibility for lunar base

Using NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper, researchers determined ice is present in craters on the poles.

Scientists find ice on moon, raising possibility for lunar base

Al Jazeera World

Lessons from the Golden Era of Andalusia

A university teacher leads a group of students to Andalusia to explore cross-cultural and interfaith understanding.

Science & Technology

Underground lake with liquid salt water found on Mars

Finding liquid water on the red planet is seen as one of the most important aspects for life on Mars.

Environment

Why Google honours Mr Woodpecker

Heinz Sielmann, a German naturalist and documentary maker, would have celebrated his 101st birthday.

Heinz Sielmann: Why Google honours him on June 2

Earthrise

Antarctic sanctuary: The Weddell Sea quest

We join Greenpeace on their Antarctica expedition as they fight for the creation of the world's largest protected area.

Science

New African science journal aims to increase research

Currently, only two percent of all global scientific research comes from Africa.

The Scientific African launched to increase research output

Science

Best quotes by Stephen Hawking

Renowned physicist breached mainstream culture with his accessible lectures and memorable wit.

Stephen Hawking quotes: 'Occasionally, I find an answer'

Science

Super Blue Blood Moon awes onlookers around the world

Delight as rare lunar spectacle lights up the world.

Super Blue Blood Moon awes onlookers around the world