The link between air pollution and our physical health is well established, but now researchers say it's also linked to a higher risk of mental illnesses.
People are much more upbeat on social media after spending time at the park, according to a new study from the US.
Developments in AI and robotics will enable it to monitor and deliver our energy supply and prevent disruption, that could have far reaching and significant consequences.
Microplastic particles enter our drinking water through run-off and wastewater effulent. Despite health concerns being raised about the effect of particles on the body, the World Health O...
The tiny Polish village of Miejsce Odrzanskie hasn't had a baby boy born in nearly a decade. A statistics expert explores just how unlikely that is.
US researchers have found a chronic illness more typically found in smokers is on the rise – and poor air quality is the culprit.
Mosquitos are one of the world's deadliest animals, but do we fear them as much as we should?
An early-warning system called FEWS NET has made progress anticipating famines and coordinating aid in the 30 years since its launch, researchers report. Its aim is to prevent famine and ...
While the total number of child deaths has more than halved from 11.8 million in 1990 to 5.4 million in 2017, the major causes of child deaths have largely remained the same.
The general public's understanding of cardiac arrests is often based on TV or movies, but the reality is very different. Survival rates are much lower than you might imagine - and can var...
This new office and warehouse space in the Netherlands not only boasts a sleek exterior, it has extraordinary green credentials.
With more than 1,800 people dying from Ebola, this is how West Africa reacted to the epidemic.
The iPhone and other Apple devices along with associated apps are being used to spot early signs of dementia.
A survey of more than 11,000 adults from 12 countries has revealed that the world is not getting enough sleep, which is leading to heart disease, depression and obesity.
The United Nations has issued an update on each of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Here’s what you need to know.