The spherical robot, Daedalus, may explore lunar caves during future ESA moon missions, looking for places that could potentially host human settlements.
Russia and China have agreed to collaborate on a lunar space station where humans might one day live and work.
Genetically modified trees that are designed to grow faster and store more carbon could help reverse climate change.
Astronomers used supercomputers and an international network of antennas to create a map of 25,000 supermassive black holes.
Scientists have sequenced the DNA from the ear bone of an ancient cave bear, an extinct relative of the polar and brown bears.
Startup bluShift has successfully launched a biofuel rocket, proving that biofuels could be the future of more sustainable spaceflight.
Water once flowed on Mars. But was ancient Mars’s climate hot and wet, or dry and glacial? Iceland may hold the answer.
A personalized skin cancer vaccine developed from melanoma survivors’ own tumor cells has shown promise in a small trial.
A new AI-based technique can make a nearly 100% accurate prostate cancer diagnosis from a urine sample, potentially saving patients from unneeded biopsies.
The list of 2021's most exciting space missions includes several Mars orbiters, a couple of moon shots, and the launch of an asteroid-deflecting spacecraft.