Virtual reality (VR) is everywhere.
Environment ministers around the world have pledged a zero tolerance policy for plastic pollution for Earth’s oceans.
For those of you who are looking for slightly more exciting skiing destinations than your bog-standard French or Swiss options, look no further.
Emails released this week under freedom of information rules show that the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) is investing $100 million in gene drive technology in a bid to deplete numbers of malaria-carrying mosquitos and other pests.
Time magazine has labelled The Silence Breakers as its person of the year, applauding the millions who took part in the anti-harassment movement and delving into its repercussions.
Instagram — the wildly popular image-based social network owned by Facebook — has rolled out an update will notify users when they’re looking at pictures that harm animals.
Alec Byrne’s first photograph was published when he was 16 and working as a dispatch rider for Keystone Press Agency.
Jordanian officials recently ordered the sinking of a Lockheed C-130 Hercules plane off the coastal city of Aqaba, with the dual intention of providing a site for marine life to flourish and attracting tourists to the unique underwater site.
It is likely that you know of someone who has suffered or is suffering from dementia.
Scientists are starting two studies in Africa trialling a new HIV vaccine and a long-acting injectable drug, fuelling hopes that an effective protection against the virus will soon be developed.
The number of people in Europe newly diagnosed with HIV reached its highest recorded level in 2016, with 160,000 people discovered to have the disease, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Whether or not animals are sentient is probably something few people in the UK — or anywhere else for that matter — had considered much before the fateful month of November 2017.
Scientists have successfully transplanted coral on to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, designed to restore damage caused by climate change, pollution, and over fishing.
The US economy is the largest in the world, according to the latest International Monetary Fund figures.
The world’s largest and most luxurious private jet has opened its doors for the Dubai Air Show.
Wednesday marks the 70th annual pardoning of the turkeys (see here for how to watch it online).
Coffee will soon fuel not only the bodies of London’s perennially exhausted inhabitants, but also its transport system.
A Peruvian farmer and mountain guide, Saul Luciano Lliuya, is suing the German energy company RWE for environmental damages.
This Sunday marks the fourth Women’s Entrepreneurship Day with Yemen, Morocco, New Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai joining the celebration of women in business hoping to alleviate poverty for the first time.
A 42,000-year-old skeleton has been returned to its ancestral home in Australia this week, along with 104 other remains.
The result of the Australia postal vote on legalising same-sex marriage came through today: a resounding “yes” from voters.
When you think of Prince a few things may spring to mind.
Australia is polling its people today on whether it should change the law to allow same-sex marriage, with early indications the majority are in support of the change.
Next year’s 48th annual World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos will for the first time be chaired by seven women — the first all-female panel in its history.
This week US regulators approved a pill that can track whether patients have taken their medication – the first of its kind.
The European Union wants input from its citizens to assess the impact of so-called fake news and the social responsibilities of social media giants.
The Vatican is today hosting a summit dedicated to creating a world free of atomic weapons.
It’s almost 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Tiffany & Co’s new collection of so-called Everyday Objects has been launched in time for the Christmas season.
A new exhibition featuring never before seen photos of the late US musician Prince will be opened to the public this Friday in London.