A STRANGE ‘split’ at the centre of our galaxy has astronomers intrigued. It’s 2.3 light years long. It snakes towards a...

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22nd Dec. 2017 3:12 PM

GENETIC engineers can now mutate viruses to make them even more dangerous after the United States scrapped laws banning...

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21st Dec. 2017 7:12 AM

Could this be the key to allowing humans to live longer?

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20th Dec. 2017 11:12 AM

SOON, we will get to see an actual black hole for the very first time. The data is in. The numbers are being crunched. This...

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19th Dec. 2017 7:12 AM

RESEARCH suggests that a phenomenon linked to an event that occurs in the womb increases a man’s likelihood of having a...

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14th Dec. 2017 6:12 AM

IS IT ever OK to smack your kids? Not according to a new study, which has linked smacking to partner abuse later in life.

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11th Dec. 2017 10:12 AM

PLANETS once not even considered candidates to host alien life might be reanalysed to find habitable regions after the...

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11th Dec. 2017 10:12 AM

THESE identical twins — one straight and the other one gay — could unlock the secrets about human sexuality.

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03rd Dec. 2017 6:12 PM

A TWIST in our understanding of black holes could have cosmic implications — and kill off the theory of how the universe...

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01st Dec. 2017 9:12 AM

GREAT ideas. Young people are full of them. But how often do we encourage them to dream big, think outside the square...

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30th Nov. 2017 5:11 PM