Journalists can help their readers form accurate views by "adjudicating" between opposing political claims in their articles, a new study shows.
Charities may withdraw from worthwhile activities because laws designed to stop terrorism are often too vague, experts have warned.
The decline of cold regions called periglacial zones is now inevitable due to climate change, researchers say.
A high-flying duck species reaches altitudes of up to 6,800 metres (22,000 feet) to cross the Himalayas, new research shows.
Otters can learn how to solve puzzles by watching and copying each other, new research shows.
Scientists have made a crucial new discovery into how a group of ancient microbes that can survive in some of the world's harshest environments, propel themselves forward.
A virus which infects ocean plankton can reprogramme cells and change the way they absorb nutrients - potentially changing how carbon is stored in the ocean, new research shows.
Buildings could soon be able to convert the sun's energy into electricity without the need for solar panels, thanks to innovative new technology.
Oyster stocks in a Cornish fishery are sustained thanks to "inefficient" traditional fishing methods, new research suggests.
Scientists have found the strongest evidence to date for a stratosphere on an enormous planet outside our solar system, with an atmosphere hot enough to boil iron.