‘Extraordinary’ levels of pollutants found in 10km deep Mariana trench

Presence of manmade chemicals in most remote place on planet shows nowhere is safe from human impact, say scientists

Robots exhibition at the Science Museum, London – in pictures

A new exhibition opening on 8 February, Robots is a collection of over 100 objects ranging from 16th century automata to cutting-edge ‘emotional’ robots

A Geek’s Guide to the UK’s best science and technology attractions

From classic computers and code-breaking centres to stargazing stations and Victorian sewage works, the Geek’s Guide uncovers 10 tech visits to sate your inner nerd