Could the common cold virus help to treat a deadly cancer?
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Was there anything suspicious found inside a sausage?
Doing exercise you don’t like makes you more likely to binge on junk food.
What won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine?
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Simon Kay introduces us to the cutting edge world of limb transplants...
Scientists have developed an implantable device that mimics the pancreas as a potential therapy for type one diabetes.
What could exoskeleton technology mean for the future?
Vanderbilt University’s Ken Catania got his hands on an electric eel, literally, to work out how electric eels deal...
Budget cigarettes caused the deaths of thousands of young children across the EU
Brad Hoffman, from the University of Florida, has found a way to reprogramme the immune system to fight multiple...
How have rocket fuel pumps helped those with heart failure?
A new type of antibiotic which could turn the tide on resistance.
Cuckoos are impersonating birds of prey to get their wicked way.
Fat gets a bad rap, but could it be key to staying healthier for longer?
Female Lygus bugs use an anti-anti aphrodisiac to signal that they are ready for mating.
Mekada fish can recognise each other – but only if their faces are the right way up.
We put our expert science panel to the test with a fiendish quiz...
Our lifespans are increasing, but our 'health-spans' haven't caught up. Could our microbiome have an...
Remember the Holodeck in Star Trek? Well, animals now have their own virtual reality room...
With so much dietary information out there, how do we know what's food fact and what's fiction?
Scientists have magnetised migrating reed warblers to find out how they navigate longitude, as well as latitude.
Scientists have found a way to re-programme the sex chromosomes of mice, making healthy previously infertile sperm.
Goldfish can survive the winter freeze using a genetic trick that allows them to convert lactic acid into alcohol.