The human brain got so big because life was tough in ancient Africa

The human brain got so big because life was tough in ancient Africa

Why humans have such big brains: Scientists claim ancient ‘ecological’ challenges like finding food and lighting fires made us intelligent New study suggests our remarkable intelligence was fuelled by adversity Previous research has suggested social complexity or diet were to blame Scientists…

Teen battling for life in coma after common cold turns into deadly sepsis and she 'dies twice' on operating table

Teen battling for life in coma after common cold turns into deadly sepsis and she 'dies twice' on operating table

Whitney Martin, 18, thought she simply had a cold when she was left bed-ridden with flu-like symptoms around three weeks ago. But she was taken to Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, Shrops, after her condition worsened and her illness began attacking her…

Emilia Clarke: Life after Game of Thrones

Emilia Clarke: Life after Game of Thrones

After eight years of donning a platinum-blonde wig to play Khaleesi, Mother of Dragons, in Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke finally decided to make the warrior queen's trademark hairstyle her own and bleached her brunette lock. "It was like, 'Well, it's now…

Controversial theory claims life on Earth was seeded by alien viruses

Controversial theory claims life on Earth was seeded by alien viruses

Is the octopus an ‘extraterrestrial import’ that arrived to Earth via comet? Paper resurrects controversial theory that life began elsewhere in the universe – and claims alien viruses raining down on our planet drove evolution New paper resurrects controversial panspermia theory to…

Does alien life exist in another universe?

Does alien life exist in another universe?

Does alien life exist in another universe? Our cosmos could be one of many capable of sustaining life, say researchers studying dark energy Multiverse theory suggests our cosmos is of one of many different universes It was previously thought that these other…

Incredible images reveal life inside Moscow's gritty underworld where hardcore football fans and bare knuckle boxers rule the streets

Incredible images reveal life inside Moscow's gritty underworld where hardcore football fans and bare knuckle boxers rule the streets

These stunning images were snapped by Belgrade-born photographer Boogie ahead of Russia’s first World Cup this summer. Based in New York, the snapper became interested in the darker side of reality when he began documenting the war in Yugoslavia in the 1990s….

Speedcar driver Reid Mackay fighting for his life after crash

Speedcar driver Reid Mackay fighting for his life after crash

Reid Mackay is in a critical but stable condition following a speedway crash. Footage of the race shows Mackay's vehicle flip several times and crash on the other side of the safety barrier. Safety officials rushed to the scene and pulled Mackay…