Mexico archaeologists reveal tale of cannibalism and reprisal from conquest

New research suggests Spanish conquistadores butchered at least a dozen women and their children in an…

‘Super puff’ planet unlike any other found in deep space, could change how we explore the universe

Scientists have confirmed the existence of a massive “super-puff” exoplanet, one that is as large as Jupiter but…

UK Covid live: minister plays down chart showing UK’s death rate currently worst in world

Good morning. Yesterday this was getting a lot of attention on Twitter – a chart showing…

The day my voice broke: what an injury taught me about the power of speech

Some years ago, I was invited by my then boss, Jann Wenner, the owner of Rolling…

‘Almost complete’ 150M year-old shark discovered gives experts look into Earth’s distant past

Experts have discovered an “almost-complete” fossil of a 150-million-year-old shark in Germany, giving them a nearly unprecedented look into Earth’s…

Harvard physicist makes case on how ‘Oumuamu could have been an alien spacecraft

A physicist has weighed in on the mystery surrounding the interstellar object ‘Oumuamua,’ which flew past Earth…

‘We need answers’: why are people living near Dutch goat farms getting sick?

In early 2008, Jeannette van de Ven began to see a slightly higher rate of miscarriages…

‘We are worried’: Indians hopeful but anxious as vaccination drive begins

Emerging from Holy Family hospital in New Delhi, Ram Verma, a sanitation worker, breathed a deep…

50 ancient coffins uncovered at Egypt’s Saqqara necropolis

Egypt has announced the discovery of a new trove of treasures at the Saqqara necropolis south…

We’re on the verge of breakdown: a data scientist’s take on Trump and Biden

Peter Turchin is not the first entomologist to cross over to human behaviour: during a lecture…