Facebook has removed 364 pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian news agency Sputnik from its platform.
Scientists have revealed that the western world's most common genetic disorder is much more dangerous than previously thought.
Meat consumption needs to be reduced to just 7g a day in order to save the planet and reduce premature deaths, according to experts.
The world's permafrost soils, some of which are more than a thousand years old and extend 1.6km (one mile) into the ground, are warming at the same rate as the climate, according to a new study.
Shop receipts tested in the US nearly all contained chemicals that have been linked to changes in human hormones and damage to foetuses, according to a study.
YouTube has banned prank and dangerous challenge videos after people started wearing blindfolds while driving.
For years we have known that the black and whites stripes on a zebra's body were a vital deterrent to horseflies.
CERN has unveiled plans for an even larger Large Hadron Collider, with a 100km (62-mile) circumference - about four times longer than the current machine.
Russian communications regulator Roskomnadzor has sent repeated requests to Google requiring it to route its citizens' web searches through a government filtering system, according to reports.
In a rare media appearance Huawei's founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei has denied his company would assist Chinese state espionage and praised President Donald Trump.
Although smart buildings which automate control of heating and ventilation systems are becoming more common, security standards aren't keeping up.
Humans with severe spinal cord injuries have been offered hope by scientists who have successfully treated rats with the same condition.
Seeds taken to the far side of the moon as part of China's lunar exploration mission have sprouted in a first for growing biological matter on the satellite.
A new way of analysing risk factors for breast cancer could soon be available in GP surgeries to help predict those most at risk from the disease.
China is aiming to send a spacecraft to Mars next year, following its successful mission to the far side of the moon.
Poland could consider prohibiting the use of Huawei products after one of its employees was arrested on suspicion of espionage, according to reports.
The world's longest aircraft is set to go into production and will offer intrepid holidaymakers "luxury expeditions" around the globe.
An egg has become the most-liked Instagram post of all-time, poaching the record from reality star Kylie Jenner.
The billionaire boss of SpaceX, Elon Musk, has tweeted a picture of the company's new rocket: Starship.
Nobel Prize-winning DNA scientist James Watson has been stripped of several honorary titles by the laboratory he once headed over his views about intelligence and race.