Latest from Focus...
28/08/2014
If you have the Facebook app installed on your smartphone then you might have noticed the social network is insisting that you download its dedicated messaging app. Add your vote to our poll to let us know what you think of the new app...
Q&A
26/08/2014
21/08/2014
21/08/2014
In this month’s Focus: the coming age of teleportation, Formula E gets ready to go, the war on smog, and how to swat a fly
Q&A
21/08/2014
Q&A
20/08/2014
19/08/2014
Gallery
Apollo 11 in pictures
Poll

If you have the Facebook app installed on your smartphone then you might have noticed the social network is insisting that you download its dedicated messaging app. Add your vote to our poll to let us know what you think of the new app...

Have you installed Facebook Messenger on your smartphone? Have you installed Facebook Messenger on your smartphone?

If you have the Facebook app installed on your smartphone then you might have noticed the social network is insisting that you download its dedicated messaging app. Add your vote to our poll to let us know what you think of the new app...

Q&A

Whether a reservoir ever fills up completely or not usually depends upon its function. Some reservoirs just hold water for hydroelectric power stations and their level is controlled according to...

There are, but whichever method you use, the odds aren’t great. The best chance is to send a smaller sub down to dock with the stranded sub so that crew can be rescued. This requires that...

This year’s World Cup features 25 matches recorded in 3D – one on each day of the tournament. The stadiums will use four cameras at ground level and another three wide-angle cameras...

Proper traffic sense probably isn't realistic for a hedgehog. Even if they could understand what a car is and how it is likely to behave, hedgehogs are low to the ground and have poor eyesight....

It's rare to see a dead bird on the ground, but it is also rare to see a dead mouse or rat - which are generally much more numerous. We don't question this because we don't see rodents much when...

There are many different types of meditation, from simply focusing on breathing to trying to fathom one’s place in the cosmos. Yet despite being practised for thousands of years and being...

Blu-tack uses a so-called electrostatic interaction, forming a chemical bond between itself and whatever it's sticking to. It's made up of very small molecules and, over time, seeps into...

Actually, whether domestic horses need shoes is debated. Wild horses amble long distances daily, usually over rough grassland, which gradually builds up hard hooves. Domestic horses usually grow...