Body

20 November 2015

As the debate intensifies over how much sugar we should eat, we ask the question on everyone's lips: Why we should...

20 November 2015

Sugar rots your teeth, but not all sugars are the same...

20 November 2015

Sugar has been shown to make us gain weight but how does the sugar we eat turn to fat? And is this different for when...

20 November 2015

After two years of sugar tax, the Mexican government canned it. But the UK is considering it... How effective would it...

17 November 2015

How much of our personal data are we sharing and should we be doing something to keep it more private?

12 November 2015

A nap during the day helps with the retention of important memories.

27 October 2015

Why is it that some people in persistent vegetative states can be conscious but unable to move?

27 October 2015

Fecal transplants are becoming a common treatment for infections of the gut, but better donor screening is needed to...

13 October 2015

This year's Nobelists have revolutionized the treatment of some of the world's most devastating parasitic...

13 October 2015

For the first time, scientists have been able to grow mini-kidneys in a petri-dish!

13 October 2015

DNA analysis from 4,500 year old remains sheds light on how ancient humans migrated out of Africa, and then back in...

13 October 2015

Antioxidant supplements may accelerate the spread of skin cancer...

12 October 2015

Without gravity, things get interesting (especially when it comes to showering!) as NASA astronaut Stanley G. Love...

12 October 2015

Stanley G. Love spent two weeks in space and lost 8lbs of muscle. To go to Mars, we would need to spend nine months in...

06 October 2015

Just four microbes could be the difference between whether someone develops asthma or not.

06 October 2015

A new fizzing powder stops bleeding in its tracks...

02 October 2015

The distribution of brain atrophy in patients with Parkinson's Disease has a network structure.

22 September 2015

How do you recover from a traumatic brain injury?

21 September 2015

Being discharged from hospital is rarely the end of the story - injuries often leave lasting, sometimes devastating...

21 September 2015

How do doctors decide when to withdraw treatment, and how can one person's death save another life?

21 September 2015

Meet the people on call to stop death in its tracks: London's Air Ambulance.

14 September 2015

We humans are wired for laziness! Unconsciously, we alter the way that we move to minimise the number of calories...

08 September 2015

In the 1960s, only 5% of seabirds where found to have eaten plastic; now that figure has reached 90%.

08 September 2015

Headlines claim 'bad' fats, like butter, may not be so bad after all, but what does the science say?