Eating more white pasta and rice has been linked to reaching menopause a year or so earlier than average, while eating oily fish is linked to later menopause
Levels of nitrogen oxides in the air are still falling across the US, but satellite measurements show the reduction has slowed down unexpectedly since 2011
Thousands of children go missing in India every year. Facial recognition software is now helping reunite some of them with their families
Eventually, phone-based sobriety tests could tell you if you're too drunk, stoned, or sleepy to drive.
Europe's bold ban on bee-harming insecticides is a positive step, but much more is needed if we are to avoid ecological disaster, says Dave Goulson
Hundreds of resistant bacteria are able to actively feed on antibiotics. Now we know how - and we may be able to use it to remove antibiotics from our water
A plant fossil that lay unnoticed for a century is unexpectedly large for something so old, and it could upend our ideas about the evolution of land plants
Last week saw a historic meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea, but the promise of a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula may not be so easy
The untold story of a failed Russian geoengineering scheme, panic in the Pentagon, and a Nixon-era effort to study global cooling.
By making the first progress on the “chromatic number of the plane” problem in over 60 years, biologist Aubrey de Grey has achieved mathematical immortality.