Archives: Cosmos

Laughter’s seen as one of those things that makes us human, but behavioural scientists are identifying species around the world who share the habit of hilarity. Jamie Seidel finds out why it’s important from an evolutionary standpoint and its implications for the field of biology.


Nature might have something to help farmers battling with weeds.

Taking the tablets reduces your risk of being diagnosed with dementia.

Fossil dinosaur teeth found in Queensland are putting the smile back on the sauropod

And are we locked in for more wet weather?


It’s twisted…but it doesn’t have a mind.


Genetic analysis links long distance connections with leaps in art and innovation.

Certain personality traits may make you more prone to problematic binge-watching.

These entombed ancient sprouts pose intriguing questions for biologists.

Huge remote-sensing project creates a map of Olmec and Mayan structures.