Want to know who you really are, deep down? Start by taking a look at who lives inside your digestive system.
Australia’s first taphonomic research centre helps local forensic scientists – and their crime-fighting colleagues – study human remains in the bush.
Round and round we go?
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.