Sleep before you speak.
Social biases like racism and sexism can be weakened after a good night's sleep, suggests study.
What we see in online dating is not always what we get.
The new government should link policies on education, career progression and welfare to tackle the lack of women in science.
The UK and other governments seem set on the idea that finding needles can be made easier by radically increasing the size of the haystack.
A completely new human ancestor dating back to 3.5– 3.3 million years ago has been discovered.
Software is now too critical to how the world works, so we need to enforce ways to ensure it's better.
Our minds have always adapted to their environment but advertisers are exploiting opportunities for distraction like never before.
It's not all isolation and cyber-bullying: technology offers access to communication and therapies that could help sufferers of mental illness.
The UK government has sold spare IP addresses to a booming resale market - so now there's a cash incentive to move to IPv6 sooner rather than later.
Genetic techniques are helping scientists work out how to stop invasive species before they rack up huge environmental and financial costs.
Two new islands in the southern Red Sea formed during volcanic eruptions in 2011 and 2013. They are now being steadily eroded.
New research could into nanoparticles could help deliver drugs straight to the site of tumours and make them more effective when they get there.
What effect would Britain's leaving the EU have on it's digital economy?
Replacing authors on scientific papers with projects could be one way to tackle the increasing numbers of contributors.
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.