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‘There are babies everywhere’: Octavius the lone octopus aquarium workers thought was male gives birth to thousands of babies Aquarium curator found tank holding ‘Octavius’ the...

‘Rats appear to have the same active forgetting ability as humans do – they forget memories selectively when those memories cause distraction,’ research shows. While it is widely accepted...

Researchers have found what they are hailing as the oldest known figurative painting of an animal, which was found in a cave on the island of Borneo. Deep in a cave on the island of Borneo and hidden in...

Facebook to finally launch unsend feature for Messenger (even though Mark Zuckerberg has had it for months) Facebook testing tool that lets users delete messages after they’re sent   Users have...

How chicken feathers and shark scales are formed in the SAME way: Theory developed by the enigma code-breaking genius Alan Turing explains the mechanism Alan Turing developed his theory of a reaction-diffusion...

On the wall of a cave deep in the jungles of Borneo, there is an image of a thick-bodied, spindly-legged animal, drawn in reddish ocher. It may be a crude image. But it also is more than 40,000 years old,...

Self driving vehicles could lead to ‘mobile brothels’ that drive to client’s houses – and raise ‘genuine security fears’ terrorists could use them to carry out attacks Researchers...

Google Maps will finally show drivers real-time accident reports and speed traps Google Maps is testing a button to report live collisions and police speed traps A small number of users have reported...

Fortnite users mourn the loss of ‘Kevin’ the cube as it explodes and transports gamers to another dimension in a ‘butterfly effect’ event The one-off event was the climax of Kevin...

A colony of ‘avatar robots’ will replace astronauts and operate a long-term base on the MOON, claims Russia’s space agency chief Dmitry Rogozin, head of Roscosmos, made the claims in...

There’s nothing worse than tossing and turning in bed while struggling to fall asleep. But this struggle could be a thing of the past – thanks to these new pyjamas. SleepDeep has launched new PJs...

A price-hiking "meat tax" could prevent about 220,000 deaths and save more than £30.7 billion in healthcare costs around the world each year, say researchers. The study is based on evidence...

Women who give birth to boys are more likely to have postnatal depression (PND), according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Kent found that the odds of developing the condition increase...

Celtic tribe the Gauls embalmed the severed heads of their enemies to preserve them as grisly trophies The Gauls were fearsome warriors who cut off the heads of their foes New research shows the Celtic...

An anthropologist studied 66 Pleistocene fossils that date back 200,000 years and discovered an ‘abundance of developmental anomalies.’ After studying the remains of individuals who lived in...

The ‘perfect pizza’ equation: Italian physicists reveal the maths behind making the ultimate Margherita at home Physicists developed a thermodynamic equation to make the best pizza at home The...