Cephalopods are able to adapt rapidly to changing conditions.
First tip: learn to wobble.
The likes of Sheffield, Bilbao and Leipzig have staged a spectacular comeback.
Internet polls are offering up quite different results to phone polls. Here are a few suggestions as to why.
By striking deep in Bashar-al Assad's heartland, Islamic State issued a reminder that his regime will never control all of Syria.
The genes controlling nose shape can reveal a lot about our evolutionary history.
This year's presidential campaign was dominated by panic over a far-right surge – but its real meaning is somewhat different.
Science and technology has always helped us feed the world. GM has more to offer, if we let it.
Your mobile number is all a hacker needs to read your texts, listen to your calls and even track your whereabouts.
Economic sense has been largely irrelevant in the unfolding Greek drama. Instead, morality has been at its heart.
Explosive developments driving the tiniest engines in the world.
A place for everyone, and everyone in their place. A guide for how you can help build a sustainable energy future.
Calculus helped determined the outcome of World War I's biggest naval battle, 100 years ago.
Our interest in feral children has a long history in truth and legend.
Media coverage of the debate has so far been dominated by Conservative men
The relentless pursuit of showy flowers for garden display – as seen at Chelsea Flower Show – has seen some odd uses of radiation and chemicals .
The Alzheimer's Society is concerned that people with dementia aren't getting diagnosed soon enough. But there are pros and cons to an early diagnosis.
The BBC favourite returns with new bodywork. But will the ride on the wild side continue?
Scientists have found that there are many physical and mental benefits to volunteering.
Life on Earth may have started with a bit of sunshine and showers, followed with a light breeze of laughing gas and a sprinkle of hydrogen cyanide.
Britain's future could be bright – but first the grid needs a major upgrade.
Part two of British chancellor George Osborne's case for staying put is realistic but flawed.
So what if the Brexit camp is led by 'loons' – Bill Durodie smells freedom.
Colombia is pursuing a bold programme to give people back land seized by paramilitaries. But its beneficiaries don't feel safe.
Fronto-temporal dementia is a rare form of dementia that typically strikes people in middle-age. Sadly, it is often misdiagnosed.
Orkney's ultra-high incidence has been linked to the weak northern sun. So how come the more northern Shetlands are less afflicted?
People who speak two or more variations on a language get the same cognitive benefits as multilingualists.
With exam season in full swing, how you cope with stress might be the difference between brilliance and burnout.
Sino-Japanese rivalry might well come to dominate this year's G7 and G20.