Can one pill make us run for longer AND gain less weight?
Will we ever beat cancer?
Taking antibiotics during pregnancy may lead to behaviour changes in your child.
The Toxoplasma gondii parasite builds a scaffold inside human and other animal cells to help it multiply and cause...
Artificially-produced antibodies switch off tumour's "don't eat me" signal...
Scientists have completed a trial for the ebola vaccine on captive chimps, but could this be the last one?
People with OCD find it hard to learn when something is safe, which could explain why treatments don't always work...
With PrEP drugs unavailable from National health services for many, some are taking matters into their own hands.
Should we fund PrEP on the NHS?
What is HIV, how do you catch the infection, and what could be behind the recent reduction in cases?
What's it like to be able to hear again with a 'bionic ear'?
Vaping seems to be safer than smoking, but is it causing more teenagers to take up the habit?
AI did as well as a panel of doctors when searching for skin cancer.
A pancreas transplant between a mouse and rat has reversed the symptoms of diabetes.
Soft robotic sleeve gives hearts a helping hand.
Are antioxidants all they're cracked up to be?
A new app hopes to make walking easier for the elderly.
Chris gets his ticker checked with an ECG.
Will the alcohol kill off any Salmonella in my eggnog?
How can we ensure that minority backgrounds are fairly represented in science?
A new approach helps researchers to assess data from many
small-scale studies before designing clinical trials.
And finally it’s time for our Gene of the Month, which is the gene - or rather
the gene fault - responsible for...
Because we might be able to grow human embryos longer than 14 days in
the lab, does that mean we should? Sarah...
... and it could mean quicker diagnosis and better drug delivery.