How a sense of purpose helps you sleep well: Study finds those who feel their lives have meaning are less likely to suffer insomnia

Having a good reason to get out of bed in the morning can help you sleep better at night, research … More

Trump’s EPA taps controversial group to find climate ‘experts’ to argue with scientists

Ever since Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt and other Trump administration officials raised the idea of putting climate … More

Secret tunnel found 30 feet below the Pyramid of the Moon in Mexico’s Teotihuacan ruins may have been built to ‘replicate the underworld’

Archaeologists at Mexico’s Teotihuacan ruins site say they have found evidence that the city’s builders may have dug a secret tunnel … More

‘Fujiwhara effect,’ a rare weather event marked by dancing cyclones, expected this week

A rare, ultimately fatal dance is expected to occur this week between two hurricanes in the eastern Pacific Ocean. This … More

A strange red star appears to be acting out ,and astronomers are keeping a close eye on it

A star about 11 light-years from Earth might be a weirdo. Scientists using the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico took … More

China teleports photon to SPACE in breakthrough that paves the way for ultra secure ‘quantum internet’

Physicists in China have revealed the details on their ground-breaking experiment to achieve ‘ultra-long-distance quantum teleportation,’ which could pave the … More

Millions of mothers are missing out on vital breastfeeding support due to underfunding, new survey reveals

Millions of new mothers are missing out on vital breastfeeding support, a new survey has revealed. Breastfeeding helps reduce the … More

How to raise successful children according to science: Stop training them to ‘spit back facts’ like computers and focus on the six Cs instead

The amount of conflicting advice there is on how to bring up happy and successful children can make your head … More

Cadaver dogs find ‘the lonely spot under a tree on deserted island where Amelia Earhart died’

Bone-sniffing dogs may have found the lonely spot on an deserted island where Amelia Earhart died as a castaway. Four … More

Mysterious 400 year old sharks in Greenland could hold the genetic secret to long life

They are the longest living vertebrate on Earth, with incredibly long lifespans of up 400 years. And now researchers believe … More

The fossil that rewrites our history: Genetic analysis of 124,000-year-old bone found in Germany suggests Neanderthals and humans split 300,000 years LATER than thought

Researchers have taken one step closer to understanding the complex relationship between modern humans and Neanderthals with the study of … More

Walking slowly is an indicator of dementia brought on by brain shrinkage, scientists discover for the first time

Scientists have long believed that a slower walking pace in older people may be linked to dementia. Now a team … More

How we’re consuming 50% MORE than the safe limit: Average drinker downs 21 units of alcohol each week

The average drinker is risking their health by downing ten and a half glasses of wine a week, figures reveal. … More

Your health may be written in the stars: How the month you were born affects which diseases you are likely to get

The month of your birth can affect which diseases will afflict you, according to new research. Seasonal changes in ultraviolet … More

Revealed: The age women have the best sex of their lives, according to a new study

  Logic may suggest that our twenties – usually the most care-free years – is the time to have the … More

Could the 8 x 8 x 8 rule be the key to happy hormones? Expert reveals the signs yours are out of whack – and what to do to fix them fast

Constantly tired, cold and suffering with the acne of a spotty teenager? You’re not alone. In fact, it’s possible your … More

From the laws of mathematics to human consciousness: Expert explains why he thinks God DOES exist

Laws of math In 1960 the Princeton physicist – and subsequent Nobel Prize winner – Eugene Wigner raised a fundamental … More

What is WannaCry and who is behind it? Here’s all you need to know about the ransomware that crippled the NHS

Earlier today a massive ransomware virus attack spread to the computer systems of hundreds of private companies and public organisations … More

Women fancy men who look like their BROTHERS because their similar features suggest ‘suitable genes’

It has long been speculated that women tend to choose partners who look like their fathers but new research has found … More