Fossilized footprints show humans made it to North America much earlier than first thought

North and South America were the last continents to be settled by humans, but exactly when…

Everything you need to know about the Delta variant of coronavirus

The variant is the dominant COVID strain in the UK. Here’s what we know about Delta.…

Digital Addictions Are Drowning Us in Dopamine

Rising rates of depression and anxiety in wealthy countries like the U.S. may be a result…

Could I be a psychopath and not know it?

Answer: absolutely. But that might not be a terrible thing. If you were a psychopath in…

Just 7 percent of our DNA is unique to modern humans, study shows

Slivers of DNA may hold the most significant clues as to what truly distinguishes modern human…

Cool Fossils: Alaska Digs Reveal Dinosaurs’ Arctic Lives

Baby dinosaur “microfossils” suggest that many species lived and thrived in some of the coldest parts…

Stress really does turn hair grey – but it can be reversed

This demonstrates that human biological ageing may not be a fixed process, researchers say. It’s long…

Lunar traditions of the First Australians

The Moon’s movement and light informs knowledge of the land and harvest across the continent. In…

Eating spinach could protect astronauts from space radiation, study suggests

A review of the research into the damaging effects of radiation suggests an antioxidant-rich diet could…

A neuroscientist explains how easy changes to your routine can improve your personality

In this extract from Be Who You Want: Unlocking the Science of Personality Change, cognitive neuroscientist Dr…