Body

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...

23 February 2015

Botox, one of the deadliest toxins ever discovered by humans, is found in off sausages, helps iron out wrinkles, and...

17 February 2015

Parkinson's Disease is extremely hard to diagnose but scientists have been trialing a breath test in mice, which...

09 February 2015

We explore how maths can define attraction, organise the wedding, and even help maintain love long-term!

09 February 2015

How sperm gear themselves up to fertilise an egg is very difficult to study. But now remote controlled sperm shed light...

07 February 2015

Researchers at Imperial College are unpicking how faults in a giant gene called Titin can cause heart disease.

06 February 2015

Light can be used to control the motility of sperm.

02 February 2015

Faecal transplants, or "transpoosions", might be a way to restore good bacteria to your insides. But will...

02 February 2015

Your own cells are outnumbered by the bacteria living in and on you. Meet your microbiome!

02 February 2015

The timing of a race during the day can seriously impact sporting performance, depending on whether you're an...

20 January 2015

Lucid dreaming is the ability to take control of your dreams. But how do you do it...?

14 January 2015

Our gene of the month sounds like a Scottish warrior - it's Braveheart