Brussels is a melting pot of languages and dialects.
People who speak two or more variations on a language get the same cognitive benefits as multilingualists.
Scientists uncover hidden mathematical structures controlling how living cells operate. If this could be used by computers of the future, we may one day be able to understand the brain.
Why it is so difficult to find planes in water, even ones of vastly different sizes.
Nearly everyone can't tickle themselves and it's all to do with how our brains see and perceive movement.
If the banks can't trust each other's messages, can you trust the banks?
'Treat ‘em mean, keep ‘em keen' is bad advice, tailored for men who'd rather hate women than face their own shortcomings.
It was a rare and brief event, but powerful telescopes helped scientists get a glimpse of a black hole letting out a wind at 3,000km per second.
We think we know when we feel it – but here's what is really going on in our brains and bodies.
From sundials to atomic clocks, a journey through the way humans have measured time.
There is more than pure instinct helping lost dogs find their homes.
You may have got what it takes to be a mathematical genius without even being aware of it.
Just a few awkward questions.
After half a century of trying, scientists have finally caught a glimpse of the magnetic process that fuels space weather and the northern lights.
Robots should be designed so that even vulnerable users know that they are machines. But how do we create something engaging that is so obviously artificial?
Crafty new detection methods could help make 'like farming' a thing of the past.
It's all to do with the 'Swiss cheese model'.
The increasingly rapid pace of exoplanet discoveries must mean it is only a matter of time until astronomers find another Earth.
Computers could help Blackjack players get much better at card counting in the future.
Cities' metros and subways are threatened by rising flood risks but innovative engineering could protect them.
New breakthrough in how to test proteins linked to touch and movement could have major implications for strokes, diabetes, spinal injuries and much more.
Software is eating everything in this online, digital world. We need to design code that uses as little energy as possible.
Does it have a formula?
Being intimate with artificially animated humanoids is not that new.
Computers are taking over our jobs, but this doesn't have to be a bad thing.
Our heads are like radio receivers, and they can tune in to various different channels.
A new game designed to aid dementia research shows how understanding architecture is vital to gameplay.
There are advantages, too.
Fall in love, have a baby, watch your happiness and satisfaction plummet. Psychology researchers know the transition to parenthood can be rough on relationships.
How to view Mercury's rare move across the face of the sun.
Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are helping change the top-down nature of organised Christianity.
Without European laws and courts to strike down overreaching UK legislation, post-Brexit Britons may see more invasions of their privacy.