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Their findings, published in Nature Geoscience, show how climate change can cause surprising geological events. The Slims River once flowed out to the Bering Sea, but now it flows into the Kaskawulsh River instead.
Scientists have found live specimens of the rare giant shipworm for the first time, in the Philippines. Details of the creature, which can reach up to 1.55m (5ft) in length and 6cm (2.3in) in diameter, were published in a US science journal.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June. She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum.
For more than two thousand years people have believed that joint pain could be triggered by bad weather, but the link has never been proven. But now, by harnessing the power of thousands of volunteers, doctors hope to unravel the mystery.
Search giant Google and security firm Symantec have clashed over the way websites are kept secure. Google claims Symantec has done a poor job of using standard tools, called certificates, that check the identity of thousands of websites.
The rules that govern how our personal data can be used, where it can be stored, and who can see it, are, at the moment, written by the European Union but what will happen when we leave the EU?
The scale of "fake research" in the UK appears to have been underestimated, a BBC investigation suggests. Official data points to about 30 allegations of research misconduct between 2012 and 2015...
Police in Cleveland are searching for a man who broadcast the fatal shooting of a "random" victim live on Facebook. The suspect, Steve Stephens, later said in a separate video post that he had killed 13 people and was looking to kill more...
For months, a runner named Cindy posted motivational photos on Instagram and Facebook, chronicling the miles she put in to prepare for the New York Marathon.
The first dedicated international research initiative made up of specialist multidisciplinary scientists from academia, elite athletes and strategic industry partners.
As thousands prepare for the London Marathon, the very best among them face perhaps the most awe-inspiring barrier in sporting endeavour - the sub two-hour marathon. But can anyone break it, asks Chris Dennis. Expert opinion on whether it is possible is intriguingly divided.
STARS AND STRIPES - USA MONTH ON BRITISH PATHÉ (NOVEMBER 2016): America on the Wagon.A selection of clips looking back at prohibition in America and its eventual downfall.(Film Ids: 611.02, 3467.09, 755.38, 578.31, 703.36)Music:Firesong Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons
NB: this film contains the only genuine footage of the Titanic held by British Pathe. There are slightly different versions of this film held by British Movietone and the National Film and Television Archive. There is a duplication of part of this footage on tape PM3478.Gaumont newsreel which cont
Internet users tried for days to piece together clues about the culprits of the Boston bombings. The result? They got it wrong - and left innocent people fearing for their safety. Many are now asking: should "crowd-sourced investigations" be stopped?...
In an era of information overload and ephemera, where an online sensation may last all of five minutes, word is spreading that the internet has a memory, and its name is not Google. Even more surprising, it has a physical address: 300 Funston Avenue, Richmond, San Francisco.
Organisers have been trying to bring back the game, known as Ullamaliztli in Mexico, because of its ancient cultural and religious significance. The game was played across Central America before being banned by the Spanish conquistadors.
Brussels is gripped with gossip about the forthcoming Brexit negotiations.
Liverpool footballer Luis Suarez has courted controversy yet again, this time by biting an opponent on the arm. How often do adults bite?
Net address regulator Icann has launched a database to allow businesses to register their brands, ahead of the release of a raft of new domain names. It is hoped the Trade Mark Clearing House (TMCH) will mitigate concerns about cyber-squatting and trademark infringement.
The Right Brain vs Left Brain test ... do you see the dancer turning clockwise or anti-clockwise? If clockwise, then you use more of the right side of the brain and vice versa. Most of us would see the dancer turning anti-clockwise though you can try to focus and change the direction; see if you can do it.
 hemisphere brain left right perception psychology tool

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