Hitman-for-hire darknet sites are all scams. But some people turn up dead nonetheless.
We all want to do more to reduce our impact on the environment, but working out what steps to take to actually make a difference is a bit of a minefield.
There are plenty of reasons to feel pessimistic about humanity's future. Presented with our greatest ever challenge, scientists and technologists are showing the way forward.
The Open University started as a radical experiment that disrupted education. But now it's in trouble: courses have been cut, applicants are in free fall and that's before you account for online courses.
Google planned to use Kreuzberg's Umspannwerk building as a startup hub, but met fierce opposition from locals fearing a rise in gentrification.
The stunning new McLaren has self-tinting electrochromic glass, airplane ailerons at the rear and your name woven into the carbon fibre body. Only 106 will be made — and they've already been sold
As the world wakes to the environmental cost of cryptocurrency mining, an Icelandic hobbyist has stumbled upon a green alternative.
The world's most popular fruit is facing extinction, and scientists are racing to use gene-editing to save it. To succeed, they'll need to overcome an even bigger problem: opposition to GMO crops.
Nuclear decommissioning takes time — that's why the Nucleus archive was built to last.
Patrick and John Collison have democratized online payments — and reshaped the digital economy in the process
The B612 Foundation is attempting to map all the asteroids within our solar system. The goal? To avoid a planetary catastrophe.
A mutiny in outer space only makes limited sense. That might not be the case on long-haul missions deep into the solar system and beyond.
For many, the hunt for Planet Nine has become an obsession. This is the inside story of the race to solve one of the solar system's greatest mysteries.
Dangerous memes like the Kiki challenge, the Tide pod challenge and now the roundabout of death show how social networks can spread viral danger.
Miami, Shanghai, Osaka and scores of other cities could be mostly underwater in 100 years. What's our plan?
The online encyclopedia is a lopsided representation of the world. Should it break its non-profit taboo?
There's another competitor creating flying cars: this time it's from the UK. Vertical Aerospace is taking on Uber, Lilium, Airbus and Rolls Royce.
The games of today still often focus on victory at all costs. A growing collaboration between scientists and game developers could mean the games of the future take realism to a whole new level.
Spelunking in search of extremophiles is no mere hobby, but a last-ditch attempt to find a solution to one of the biggest global threats facing humanity today: antibiotic resistance.
Formula One's new owners are changing everything from camera angles to car designs, with the aim of turning every grand prix into a Super Bowl-like spectacle