Scientists in Japan have discovered a way to 'hear' storms on the other side of the planet and use them to study the Earth's crust.
Scientists have finally found an Earth-like planet we may actually be able to visit.
Doing favours is a basic feature of human society – but can robots join in?
A new type of computer means we'll need a new way to make our data secure.
The Olympics are an opportunity for eSport to drive a new social movement.
It's the adverts we notice least which work the most.
There is a way to beat the casino. But it takes a lot of brains and a huge amount of guts.
Seagulls in flight are a nuisance no more.
Self-driving technology could change the way the insurance industry works, with carmakers on the hook.
It may make sense for intelligent aliens to have two eyes and ears on one head, and to walk upright. But other particulars – including their colour – are more open to speculation.
The top cyberspy agency couldn't stay immune from attacks forever. What does it mean for governments, companies and internet users as a whole that the NSA has been hacked?
Future factories in space could be used to launch large structural sections to build space stations.
The Beatles have released their early recordings in mono and the Rolling Stones are soon to follow suit. Fans think they sound better.
What could we do if a real-life zombie disease started to spread?
Athletes need to learn to find and access their ideal emotional state to achieve their best.
Turns out the English Premier League is a lot more unpredictable than Spain's La Liga, which could be why it attracts so much funding.
The fourth episode of our podcast takes on fuel – from Olympic diets to conflict over oil in the Niger Delta.
New research suggests the "primordial soup" theory can't explain how living cells evolved to harness energy.
Critics claim that Russia and Syria are targeting civilians with thermobaric 'vacuum' bombs.
These athletes have the strength, speed and spring to jump over 18 metres.
Stay away from viruses in the early morning – and in winter.
Many scientists didn't believe that crystals made up of never-repeating patterns could exist. But they do and scientists are starting to understand the weird maths behind them.
Study investigates whether a decrease in serious childhood disease could be extending human lifespan.
Unravelling the common assumption that runners from Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia have a natural advantage.
What are the oldest living animals on the planet?
Performance changes if you stay awake over two days – but not in the linear way you might expect.
The annual Perseid meteor shower gives us a glimpse of remnants from the early formation of the solar system.
In order to become a better runner, you need to consider these factors first.
Saying they are is to dangerously misunderstand the limits of scientific enquiry.
The minds of Pokemon trainers have been manipulated using basic behavioural science.
A new study suggests the first humans probably got to America from Siberia via the Pacific coast rather than through a corridor between two giant ice sheets, as previously thought.