These livestreams will let you follow along as the InSight spacecraft lowers itself to the surface of Mars.
He Jiankui has announced that a pair of twins that were CRISPR gene-edited as embryos have now been born, but the work hasn't yet been independently verified
Surprisingly, those with Parkinson’s disease are less likely to make the kinds of mistakes we all make when we aren’t concentrating on a task
A new genetic test that enables people having IVF to screen out embryos likely to have a low IQ or high disease risk could soon become available in the US
As tests that screen embryos for complex traits become available, it's time to decide how to use these ethically – and where to draw the line
Assortment of liveable exoplanets found out by NASA’s Kepler could well perhaps not be so excessive despite all the pieces
The tally of potentially habitable alien planets may have to be revised downward a bit.
Science isn't just there to be useful, it's a kind of craft. That's the take-home message from a leading Korean artist whose new work is shaped by a spell at CERN
The universe, it seems, is pretty pleased with the Hubble Space Telescope. I mean, just look at that smile!
The retired Kepler space telescope helped NASA and astronomers discover thousands of exoplanets, some, perhaps, with the capacity for life.
Since the 1960s, scientists and exoplanet hunters have searched for evidence of planets orbiting one particular star. It's called Barnard's star and it's only six light-years from our sun — a stone's throw in a cosmic sense. Now, an international team of astr…