Does your dog know what you're thinking?

It won't come as much of a surprise to most dog owners, but new research has shown that man's best friend is a lot more likely to steal food when nobody's looking, suggesting for the first time that dogs can understand a human's point of view.

Evidence for dark energy stacks up, says team

Dark energy is real, say scientists who claim they've validated the disputed 2003 research that was seen as the first clear evidence for its existence.

After nuclear disasters, wildlife thrives

Radiation from nuclear disasters such as Chernobyl and Fukushima may, surprisingly, have done the local wildlife no harm at all.

Illegal file sharers do it 'cos it's cool

Most illegal file sharers see themselves as the 'Robin Hoods of the digital age', new research shows.