Judges and juries may not appreciate the nuances of messages from online dating services used as evidence in trials.
The science behind the suits that gave Britain's medal-winning athletes a crucial speed boost.
Genetic research could help us produce new ways of diagnosing and treating depression and suicidal ideation – including a 'death smell test'.
Nightvision, ejectable stomachs and regrowable arms mean starfish are more than meets the eye.
The first British people were black – and other interesting findings made possible by genomic sequencing.
Bipedal movement has existed in modern reptiles for much longer than we previously knew.
Crypto billionaires enjoy their Caribbean playground but poorer locals with little knowledge of the tech are excluded.
Ultra-violet (UV) light can destroy a fungus that's devastating the animals in North America.
Getting rid of a child's favourite blanket or teddy is easier said than done.
Seven rules for break up in the digital age.
A loving relationship may be a unique mix of different 'flavours' of love.
Study challenges our understanding of optimism as being a self-centered phenomenon.
The competition to father young is often most intense behind the scenes.
Critical standards of evidence must be met to merit the WHO's new diagnostic category for addicted gamers.
We should be worried about the development of social skills in a world where everyone can have their 'perfect' AI friend.
Children in the distant past were put to work early, reveal footprints.
Proof of time travel, false memories or a parallel universe? A look at the wacky world of the 'Mandela Effect'.
Apple's closed system may be its undoing in the smart home market.
Little skates that 'walk' across the ocean floor show how fish brains evolved to pave the way for working legs.
Jealousy works in the same old ways – even in the age of online infidelity.
From damaging the environment to contaminating the solar system, SpaceX's successful launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket also poses risks.
Children and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder should be offered extra support at school.
Facial recognition software isn't ready for face-in-a-crowd applications. Specialist police officers are far superior at spotting criminals.
Ants produce their own antimicrobial chemicals to fight bacteria.
Snakes have survived millions of years by using their bodies in increasingly creative ways.
Meet the brawny bug with a concoction so caustic it'll make a toad vomit.
Will YouTube's new ad rules close down niche vlogs?
Companies are compiling your smartphone data into shockingly intimate profiles that can be used against you.
New research shows that people with depression use words such as 'always', 'nothing' or 'completely' more often than others.
A drying climate caused a mass extinction among plants, but paved the way for the ancestors of modern reptiles, mammals, and birds.
Cyberattacks are in the top five global risks, behind extreme weather events and natural disasters. But global cooperation remains deeply problematic.
Strangely behaving galaxies force scientists to rethink whether the universe really is uniform.
Researchers funded by VW, Daimler and BMW are accused of testing diesel fumes on monkeys and humans.