The best hope for life on our nearest neighbour is if we put it there ourselves
Researchers say children may need more support where illness occurs in early years or is particularly severe
Site containing remains of nearly 600 people would have served as community hub for region's scattered population, archaeologists believe
'Preliminary examination suggests the skeletons belong to three army officers, one of them his skull shows an injury of an arrow'
Mind-set of those with unusual beliefs about everything from 9/11 to moon landings linked with support for creationism
'While it might not sound so bad to have more prolonged sunny episodes in summer, this is in fact a major climate risk'
Best pictures from the British Heart Foundation's Reflections of Research award
Large scale study debunks 'cult of low carb' and shows moderate intake gives best chance of a long life but type of proteins and fats make big difference
Scientists say it is remarkable 'echoes of past life' have lasted 3.4 billion years
‘Finding some of the very first galaxies that formed in our universe ... is the astronomical equivalent of finding the remains of the first humans that inhabited the Earth’
'We now have the recipe for how to make these structures'
Marijuana ingredient mimics body's inflammation off-switch and could lead to new drug targets for Crohn's and colitis
Findings are first sign that defects in 50 per cent of cancers which lead to unchecked cell division can be targeted with experimental drug
It was previously suggested that ecological collapse led to destruction of habitats on remote island, famous for its towering stone statues
With mental health problems on the rise, more and more medications are finding their way into rivers and estuaries. Scientists are making use of technology to find out how this is affecting wildlife
The space agency hopes the craft – travelling 15-times faster than a bullet – will help unlock mysteries of the Sun