'Acoustic levitation' technology uses intense ultrasound waves to suspend polystyrene particles and small electronic components in midair
Creatures were given snacks in exchange for having their details recorded by zoo keepers
State television showed images of the rocket blasting off and returning
Evolutionary biologists claim some animals may actually have superior cognitive abilities than tose possessed by humans
To begin a three-part series on children’s books for Christmas, Nicholas Tucker picks the season’s best picture books
The revelation about the Olympian's sexuality, delivered on YouTube to a fascinated world, says more about the age we live in than Tom Daley's love life
Fossilised dung left by megaherbivores 240-million years ago have been found clustered together
Whispering monkeys - what next? The best ‘human’ animals
The Connecticut Supreme Court will decide whether horses in the state should be classified as a " naturally vicious species", in a court case that dates back to 2006.
Researchers noticed tamarin monkeys communicating with each other at a 'reduced amplitude' in the presence of zoo staff they disliked
Two men have been arrested for allegedly peddling the protected animal
Other contenders for the prize included the axolotl and the pig-nosed turtle
An animal baby boom prompted a move to answer an age-old dilemma: what are those monkeys doing?
US competition sees work from representatives of sanctuaries across the country go head to head in an online vote
Other contenders for the prize include the pubic louse and the pig-nosed turtle