Archivo: Cosmos

The idea that Earth’s water came only from asteroids is a ‘blind spot’, researchers say.

Social factors more influential than genetics, family tree analysis finds.

HPV evolved from an acquired sub-strain

Surprise result finds sand flies around the world prefer marijuana to other plants, suggesting new control strategies

Researchers uncover a surprising link between coat colour and lifespan

Replenishing lost diversity will take more time than humans have got.

Greek and Roman writers record the use of a substance called miltos as a decoration, a medicine – and a handy way to repair a boat. Now scientists have worked out why.

Claims that statins can be used to treat dementia, cancer, and other diseases are not supported by evidence.

Optical imaging reveals glowing hydrogen as far as the eye can see.

Modelling explains rare but spectacular astronomical phenomenon.