Taking selfies has been banned at a massive Hindu festival in India. It's to prevent stampedes
Think your house is clean? Researchers say thousands of species of bacteria live in our homes
Researchers in the US have designed a book which can be used to make water safe to drink. It might benefit millions of people without access to drinkable water
Astronauts eat space-grown lettuce for the first time. Veg grown in the ISS takes humans closer to Mars flight
A study finds that wild bonobos use a single call in a variety of contexts, showing complex communication similar to that of human babies
Scottish community wants tourists to listen to whale song at former Cold War base. They believe it could help transform the economy of the area
Are we alone? Prof Stephen Hawking launches the biggest search for aliens yet
Artificial lights attract 'ship-damaging' sea animals to ports
With so many offers on the table, consumer group urges clear pricing from British supermarkets
Long-distance travel. Scientists discover the gray whale makes 22,500 km record migration across North Pacific
Increase of skin cancer in UK pensioners might be linked to cheap holidays
Ants' teamwork in space might help develop robots for rescues in difficult areas
Three African countries have signed an initial deal to end a long-running dispute over the sharing of Nile waters
After ten years in the Army, Prince Harry considers his next move
Why you won't be taking your selfie-stick on holiday to Paris
To smack or not to smack? Is France doing enough to protect its children?
Why are so many older drivers banned from driving?
Penguins have lost the ability to taste fish, scientists have discovered
Why is the English Premier League celebrating - and why are football fans worried?