Body

09 June 2015

Is sitting down at work harming your health?

09 June 2015

How your health history could literally go viral, as researchers announce a test to uncover every virus that ever...

02 June 2015

Individuals who don't feel pain have led scientists to a pain-sensing gene, which may lead to new analgesic...

02 June 2015

Opinions on whether babies can feel pain have been divided but new research suggests they might be able to...

18 May 2015

Functional MRI suggests that infants and adults experience pain in very similar ways

10 May 2015

As we head towards the summer, we've got some news that might be useful if you're heading off on vacation...

04 May 2015

Millions of people live close to volcanoes, but what danger are they in, and are there any long term health effects...

27 April 2015

From the Apple Watch to contact lenses that can check up on you, find out about what's next for wearable...

27 April 2015

Your body clock uses colour to determine the time of day, which may even explain how colour vision evolved in the...

21 April 2015

After a quick sniff women were able to tell if sweat had come from a happy man or not...

17 April 2015

What can experiments on flies teach us about traumatic brain injuries?

17 April 2015

Researchers have made a breakthrough in the search for a herpes simplex virus vaccine.

14 April 2015

Running a marathon anytime soon? The length of your fingers could predict how fast you'll be able to complete it...

14 April 2015

The Dutch are the tallest nation in the world, having grown a 20cm in the last 200 years. How did they reach such...

14 April 2015

How do we decide when someone is dead? Do we look at the heart or the brain, and do we need to redefine it?

14 April 2015

Two-year-old Michelle Funk was trapped under the ice for over an hour without oxygen. She made a full recovery, but how...

14 April 2015

Cryonics is the preservation of people at low temperatures, with the aim of resuscitating them in the future. So how...

26 March 2015

Testing for drugs and toxins in the body is vital to a solving whole host of crimes.

26 March 2015

Forensic pathologists are tasked with determining how someone has died. How do they go about getting this information...

26 March 2015

Everything at a crime scene could potentially be a piece of evidence. How do crime scene officers prevent...

24 March 2015

Leukaemias can be reprogrammed to turn cancerous B cells into healthy macrophages...

24 March 2015

Eye-tracking technology can be used to influence an individual's decision-making...

16 March 2015

Using ultrasound, scientists have successfully treated Alzheimer's disease in mice...

16 March 2015

Scientists have homed in on how the brain gauges pain intensity...