Team traces evolution from feathered dinosaurs into birds

The first wings on feathered dinosaurs were pretty useless, new research shows, meaning they'd have found it hard to take off and fly at low speeds.

New-found particle could help cool Earth

A long-hypothesized particle which could cool the planet by cleaning up the atmosphere has finally been discovered.

Robot trader beats competition

City traders are never all that popular, so many people will welcome the news that they've now been shown to be rubbish compared with a new robot trading system.