A microscopic set of teeth helped scientists realise they had been looking at fossils of Hallucigenia back to front.
Female cuckoo finch and female southern red bishop. But which is which?
Crime and (collective) punishment in the world of birds.
Like in 2010, cuts to science are a real possibility.
Science funding is changing -- let's make sure it's for the better.
President Park Geun-hye stresses the importance of education for all.
The UN's ambitious education program must be extended to the most marginalised and disadvantaged.
Research suggests Asians are more driven to find bargains, whatever the cost.
Research shows that Asians are more inclined than Westerners to spend too long searching online for the best deals.
On top of the devastation following the first earthquake, a second has hit.
What led to the second major earthquake to hit Nepal in less than a month?
Violators will be rewarded.
An extraordinary decade of change has ensured there is now no clear blue water around any business sector.
Healthier than meat, more resilient than crops.
With most of the world's potential farmland already in use, it may be time to start foraging.
Will this generation of politicians' children choose science?
Neither Labour nor the Conservatives have pledged to do as much as retain the current level of funding in their manifestos, despite their enthusiastic comments about science in the UK.
People free a man from the rubble of a destroyed building.
Seismic activity and poor buildings have come together again with fatal consequences.
UKIP wants a grammar school in every town.
Our expert takes stock of UKIP's policies on early childhood, primary, secondary, further, and higher education. It's a mixed bag.
Farage lays out his party’s vision for an EU-free Britain.
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Our experts asses the credibility of UKIP's top ticket policies.
Tax switch puts the boot on the other foot.
The dawn of online government is supposed to help transfer power to the masses. But measures introduced last month look more like a state embellishing its power.
Not a happy cousin.
Poaching, habitat destruction and disease have reduced mountain gorilla numbers for decades, but how have these threats affected their genomes?
Mainstreamed, but left out.
A relentless focus on test results is alienating children with special needs.
Same fish, different colour.
N Justin Marshall
Brown or yellow, the dottyback fish has a colour for every occasion, and every habitat.
The CERN datacentre is the ground zero, but only part, of a worldwide computing grid.
The 'supercomputer' that processes LHC's data is a networked grid that spans the entire planet.
Not just on the dancefloor… the praying mantis can throw some crazy shapes in mid-air.
Notorious for their gruesome cannibalism, praying mantises have a hidden talent. Controlling the spin on their jumps allows juveniles to make precision landings, before their wings have developed.
Extreme weather events, such as droughts, will impact businesses in many industries, particularly those that rely on natural resources.
Industry is on the front lines of responding to the effects of climate change and forward-looking businesses are trying to shape policy -- before more stringent measures are imposed.
Old school and old fashioned - time to drop the SIM.
Take SIM cards out of the equation, and mobile phone operators will have to work harder for their customers.