Body

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

The award wining work uncovered how cells repair damaged DNA - a fundamental mechanism in cells and important in cancer.

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?

08 September 2015

A prototype, 3D-printed robotic hand that can be made faster and cheaper than current prosethetics has won the UK leg...

24 August 2015

A new cancer treatment, which uses MRI scanners to target tumours, has been unveiled...

24 August 2015

Whistled Turkish is an intriguing both for its unusual form and for its ways of being processed in the brain, new...

17 August 2015

Regrowing nerves is vital if limbs that have been reattached are to be fully functional. But until now we haven...