Thousands of people have gathered at ancient sites in Central America and elsewhere in anticipation of what they believe will be the end of the world.
BBC: December 21, 2012
The nearest single Sun-like star to the Earth hosts five planets - one of which is in the "habitable zone" where liquid water can exist, astronomers say.
BBC: December 19, 2012
Nasa is to test colour-changing lights on the International Space Station (ISS) as part of efforts to help astronauts on board sleep.
BBC: December 17, 2012
The 7.3-magnitude quake rattled buildings as far off as Tokyo and jarred nerves in an area still recovering from the massive quake and tsunami last year.
CNN: December 7, 2012
A small portion of the skeleton of the ancient king Philip II of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great, is to be taken for testing to the Demokritos National Centre for Scientific Research
December 6, 2012
US researchers say they have developed a new type of lighting that could replace fluorescent bulbs.
BBC: December 3, 2012
Archaeologists have lots to learn from prehistoric Greek site where all were buried alive
MSNBC: November 29, 2012
Greek authorities must urgently step up control of mosquitoes and surveillance of infected people to stop malaria from re-establishing itself in the crisis-hit country, scientists said on Friday.
Reuters: November 23, 2012
Britain's top code-breakers say they are stumped by a secret code found on the leg of a dead pigeon in a Surrey chimney and are hoping the public can help.
BBC: November 23, 2012
Canadian scientists have shown that the deadliest form of the ebola virus could be transmitted by air between species.
BBC: November 16, 2012