Better than a breathalyser – build a clever coaster to ensure there’s no more Twitter after too much liquor
There’s a list of fossils I’d really like you to go out and find. Good luck. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
SpaceX will design a new spacecraft for a mission to the Red Planet, but Musk’s focus may be closer to home as he tweets Hyperloop plans
The bounceback of North Sea cod means you can now buy guilt-free, but Brexit and climate change could threaten its fragile recovery
An algorithm trained on over one million online recipes can tell you what's in a dish and how to make it
There’s a giant, weird space in the skulls of big horned dinosaurs - haven’t you heard? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Saraswati supercluster of 400 galaxies could help us understand the physics governing the whole universe
The first sign of aliens might not be microbes or radio signals but fossilised imprints or excrement left on the solid surfaces of Mars or Titan
Ever walked into a room then realised you can't remember why you're there? Like people, rats know what they know, and can tell when their memory has failed them
Non-human intelligence will soon be a standard part of your medical care – if it isn’t already. Can you trust it?
Dwindling sea ice is driving hungry bears on to land and towards human settlements
Charges have been brought against 412 people in the US for healthcare fraud, including a doctor who allegedly gave out 12,000 illegal prescriptions for opioids
Asset managers at Falcon Private Bank can now buy and store bitcoins for its investors. But is this missing the point of decentralised currencies?
Moon Express has just unveiled plans for three lunar expeditions. The firm aims to mine moon rocks to sell on Earth, and vague laws mean it probably can
A decade of research that says buying experiences makes you happier than gaining possessions is being questioned. Is stuff king again, wonders James Wallman
The ‘poorly-sleeping grandparent’ hypothesis backed with new evidence from Tanzania’s Hadza people, links our sleep patterns to having night sentinels
Hair follicles all over the body use the same chemical language to coordinate their growth, a finding that may lead to treatments for hair loss and baldness
At least a handful of species of birds swing as they sing, playing with the timing in their songs in a similar way to jazz performers
Most of the world’s countries have agreed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, but with the nuclear powers boycotting it, will it make a difference?
A campaign on 12 July opposes repeal of US net neutrality laws that ensure all web traffic is treated equally, but to succeed it must spark a wider discussion