Scene of the crime.
CSI lied to you: investigating a crime scene is long, complicated and often boring.
A new threat to secure online communication could be a symptom of a wider cyber security problem.
Making a material impact – how auxetic materials could make sports stars safer.
A tetraplegic patient has been able to play rock, paper and scissors thanks to a prosthetic device implanted in the region of his brain thought to control intentions.
Discovery of 3.3m-year old stone tools in Kenya are the oldest-known manufactured artefacts.
Public anxiety and legal protections currently pose a major challenge to anyone wanting to introduce eye-scanning security technologies.
Genetic study reveals that two-thirds of European men can be traced back to just three individuals who lived between 3,500 and 7,300 years ago.
Claims that a cybersecurity expert hacked an aeroplane's cockpit might not be as unbelievable as they first seem.
A study has shown that alcohol and oxytocin, often dubbed "the love hormone" are more similar than we thought.
Ashlee Vance's new book is a fascinating portrayal of the personal sacrifices and mental detachment of one of the world's most successful engineers.
Sperm banks and human cloning may not be the future. A study in beetles reveals that having two sexes boosts genetic quality.
There's no excuse for big firms letting basic attacks compromise their customers' data.
As wearables record more personal and physical activity data about us, we risk giving away more than we'd imagine.
A new robotic tentacle has the potential to revolutionise keyhole surgery.
Research suggests that hunter gatherers were more egalitarian than us, partly because they had fewer relatives around.
Shaking hands builds trust, and the same applies whether it's a human or robot hand you're shaking.
If early videogames are really that good, they'll still hold up today – right?
New ideas about what depression is and how to treat it are being held back by a lack of commercial interest.
New results from the Large Hadron Collider further could help eliminate some theoretical possibilities for what lies beyond the standard model of particle physics.
The magnitude 7.3 earthquake that hit Nepal this week should be classed as an aftershock rather than a second earthquake.
The UK's commitment to a referendum on EU membership could already be harming the UK's reputation in science.
Aid organisations already in Nepal should be able to lead disaster relief following the second earthquake.
Research into how feelings and opinions can be shaped using technology or drugs could impact the whole of society not just the individuals concerned.
A word of advice: don't try and build your own cryptography. It's hard and others have done it better.
Baboons shed light on the irony of social networks: cliques limit information sharing.
Online voting could boost turnout, but a flawed system could destroy faith in the voting process.
Germs on shoes and mobile phones are a good way of tracing criminal suspects, finds study.
An exotic plasma could help shed light on why the universe as we know it is made up of more matter than antimatter.
Freed of the Liberal Democrats' influence, here are some of the things the Conservative government has in store for us.
The election brings a new government: what does the next five years hold in store for UK technology plc?
Rombertik malware will happily take the nuclear option on your hard drive.
Japan has the most powerful seismic network in the world. And this network is throwing out some warning signs.
The nose knows how to get a hold of your senses when immersed in virtual reality.
The discovery of a white dwarf star with hydrogen and oxygen in its atmosphere suggests water could be planted on stars and planets by bodies like asteroids.
Microbe can explain how ancient ancestors of simple cells like bacteria evolved into the complex cells that make up humans.
If the money is in the cloud, it makes sense to take as many users there as possible.
Fossils of the oldest bird ever pushes back the evolutionary record for birds by nearly six million years.