Medicine

25 January 2016

Why you can't catch the 'flu from a killed vaccine...

25 January 2016

The first brain implant which doesn't need surgery to be removed has been developed.

25 January 2016

Could ultrasound be causing some people to suffer?

19 January 2016

So we've all eaten and drunk too much over Christmas, it's probably time to detox. But is it really possible?

19 January 2016

Those of us with western diets are missing some diversity in our gut bacteria. What might have caused this, and could...

19 January 2016

Scientists have discovered a unique brainwave pattern that can signal when a person has been effectively anaesthetised.

05 January 2016

Take a look around you, no two people are alike. Even within ourselves, we're always changing but just how much...

05 January 2016

We share almost all of our genes yet, we are totally different. Even siblings are very different, so what determines...

05 January 2016

If genes aren't the only factor in fitness, what other forces might be shaping who we are? Could we therefore...

05 January 2016

Getting fit can be a bore, but what if cardio was less about fitness and more about friendships?

23 December 2015

Newts can regrow their eye lens at least 19 times...

23 December 2015

Mosquitoes identify human targets by detecting body heat.

15 December 2015

The chemical flavours in e-cigarettes could be causing a condition known as 'popcorn lung,' for which the...

15 December 2015

Once stung by a nettle, doc leaves

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...