Archivo: Cosmos

Grace Hopper discovered the computer bug – which was, literally, a bug.

Researchers move towards accurate 3D copies of painted works.

Brain-computer junction promises better access for people with paralysis.

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.