People in Manchester, England, are the likeliest in the world to lose their mobile phones; in the US, Philadephians are the doziest.
A long-hypothesized particle which could cool the planet by cleaning up the atmosphere has finally been discovered.
Up to a million ARM processors are to be linked together to create a massive computer, called SpiNNaker (Spiking Neural Network architecture) that can simulate the workings of the brain.
Manchester in the UK is the world's rudest English-speaking city, according to Foursquare, based on the amount of swearing in check-in recommendations.
University of Manchester scientists say they've produced the world’s most powerful optical microscope, and that it could revolutionize the study of viruses and other diseases.
A British police force last night tweeted details of all 3,205 incidents it had to deal with.