Australia’s first taphonomic research centre helps local forensic scientists – and their crime-fighting colleagues – study human remains in the bush.

Bad news for anyone hoping to jettison Earth: Mars One has just declared bankruptcy. Decades earlier, the ill-fated Biosphere 2 project followed a similar trajectory. This story revisits that misadventure.

No, it doesn’t involve looking at your watch and sighing loudly.

Forget dinosaurs: 420 million years ago, the planet was in thrall to the shroom.

Musical Cars

Thursday January 31, 2019

As cars become quieter, it will be harder to hear them coming. One designer has come up with a solution: turn them into the greatest band the world has ever seen.

Ever wonder what happens behind the doors of science labs? Daniel Stier's sharp, strangely tranquil photos will show you.

If you've got to do it, you may as well do it with science.

He’s also invented a beer stein that stays cold in the desert.

Darwin's Fight Club

Sunday December 09, 2018

According to new research, humans may have evolved hands specifically so we could punch people. Thumbs down.