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

Kenya

Tributes flow for 'intellectual giant' Calestous Juma

The Kenyan academic passed away in the US at the age of 64, drawing emotional responses in Kenya and the world.

Tributes pour in for late Kenyan scholar Calestous Juma

Health

Nobel Prize recognises work on biological clock

Three US geneticists' discoveries identified genes that set 'circadian clock' which regulates sleep and eating patterns.

Nobel Medicine Prize goes to Hall, Rosbash and Young

Asia

Thousands march for science across India

People across 25 cities join scientists in demanding more funding for research and promotion of scientific temper.

Thousands march for science across India

Opinion

From Khayyam to Mirzakhani: Iran's beautiful minds

Both Omar Khayyam and Maryam Mizrakhani complicate the vision of their common homeland, Iran, in Western imagination.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Earthrise

Antarctica on the edge

earthrise sets off on a month-long journey around Antarctica to study the effects of climate change on the continent.

Climate SOS

Sudanese scientist battles climate change in Africa

Balgis Osman-Elasha is renowned for studying climate change effects in the Horn of Africa and seeking solutions.

Sudanese scientist battles climate change in Africa

Opinion

In defence of science: Making facts great again

We must not let rhetoric or vested interests divert us from what we know is the right course of action.

Jonathan Bamber

by Jonathan Bamber

Jonathan Bamber

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