Medicine

15 December 2015

Why we might be facing a future of bugs we can’t kill...

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...

17 November 2015

A tiny wireless brain implant powered by radio waves that uses light to control nerve cells has been developed by...

17 November 2015

What can big data do and how has the cloud enabled the big data revolution?

12 November 2015

The elemental carbon in cigarette smoke causes inflammation and, ultimately, chronic lung disease... emphysema in...

02 November 2015

Using clinical records and genetic data, scientists can now reveal a wealth of new things about a person's...

02 November 2015

London is facing fines of £300 million per year for illegally polluting the air. What are the authorities doing to...

02 November 2015

Just how safe is the air we breath? With a pollution montior, we hit the streets to see what we're inhaling and...

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...

19 October 2015

How would Martian settlers diagnose illnesses without the luxury of hospital equipment?

19 October 2015

Brain scans that pinpoint the source of epileptic fits have been developed.

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

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

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...

06 October 2015

How fit do you have to be to go to space and how do we test for it in advance?

02 October 2015

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

02 October 2015

Exploring the links between the chickenpox vaccination and shingles.

29 September 2015

Concussion is proving a big headache for players and managers at the Rugby World Cup - but what does the science say?

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?