Under Iceland a monster is beginning to awaken.
Well yes... but not like this, says cartoonist behind timeline which shows why we should worry about that "hottest on record" badge.
Unprecedented heat in India and ice melt at the poles: 2016 was hot. And it's costing us already.
Kiwi scientists have discovered a link between climate change and rising wasp numbers in New Zealand.
What is the most common type of planet in our galaxy? A warm rocky Earth or a cold gas giant? An Auckland astronomer is helping NASA find out.
A new study suggests a mum's blood pressure pre-pregnancy could hint at whether she's going to have a boy or girl.
How dead bone is helping to give back life with radical transplant techniques.
Astronaut Gene Cernan didn't want to leave, but before he did he traced the initials of his daughter, 9, into the dust of the lunar surface.
Sir Ed established Scott Base six decades ago
Surveys confirm that people everywhere rank facial attractiveness on the same or slightly different scales.
It turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected.
A new chink is found in the armour of a killer bacteria, which scientists think could help us fight it.
The answer to one social media user's burning question has unsettled the internet.
All the antibiotics in the US could not save a woman who contracted an unkillable superbug.
In its early days, life wasn't all that interesting. Then a beautiful friendship began. Meet Thor, Loki and Odin.
US researchers used light to transform ordinary mice into stone-cold killers.
Only five earthquakes greater than 7.8 have ever been recorded in New Zealand.
Thought to be the first time in the wild, a tarantula in Brazil has been seen enjoying a snake for its dinner.
Mini-moons, over millions of years, may have clumped together to make one large one, scientists say.
Musician Gin Wigmore joins US astronaut for Antarctic expedition.
Kaitlyn Nicol wants to study prosthetics so she's attending a forum to learn more about science at university.
A visiting American scientist talks about a new telescope that will examine the universe's dawn.
When Neil Hutton heard the waves were glowing blue, he jumped from his bed and grabbed his camera.
Mayor reaches for the sky to bring American space agency to inspire young people.
Nasa has given us some pretty spectacular photos over the past year. Here's a selection.
Chickens are intelligent, exhibit logical reasoning and are masters of manipulation, says new research.
Two massive space objects are heading towards Earth, but Nasa doesn't know what one of them is.
William Pickering was fair and hugely respected, the sort of boss the staff wanted to succeed.
Mysterious radio bursts that have been baffling scientists for years came from a galaxy 2.5 billion light years away.
Could seismic surveying vessels in New Zealand waters be behind recent whale strandings?