It’s like a scene from a Dr Who Christmas special: legions of people walk zombie-like across city streets, staring fixedly into their phones.
The software provider is paying £26bn for the network - more than three times as much as it paid for Skype.
Researchers have conducted experiments to test whether there is a gender bias in costly altruism.
Four-fifths of scientists support staying in the EU. Here is why.
Why these two subjects are not as different as we might think and the science of what happens in the brain when we read poetry
Abstaining from food sounds intimidating and debilitating. In fact, intermittent fasting can help you feel healthier and live longer.
Twitter and Uber have also jumped on the bandwagon.
The approaching Olympic Games in Rio will intensify the debate surrounding steroids.
Scientists at Harvard University have invented a leaf that can produce a renewable source of energy.
What started as a trolling mechanism is now a gesture of defiance.
Just like stop-and-search, the Snoopers' Charter will target minorities - and do nothing to make us safer, warns Diane Abbott.
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