Could the perfect poison be something we haven't detected yet?
Listen to Eve Marder talk about what makes a great paper.
Scientists have developed an implantable device that mimics the pancreas as a potential therapy for type one diabetes.
What does the future hold for medicine?
A new type of treatment has just been approved.
A new type of antibiotic which could turn the tide on resistance.
How do drugs get from the bench to your bedside?
About half of all drugs owe their origins to plants
Could a bad night's sleep increase sensitivity to pain?
A former morphine addict tells us his story...
Taking antibiotics during pregnancy may lead to behaviour changes in your child.
A new approach helps researchers to assess data from many
small-scale studies before designing clinical trials.
New chemicals on bed nets could beat resistance in malaria carrying mosquitoes.
Could a common technique to prevent premature birth actually cause it?
A new way to produce a malaria drug using tobacco
Opiod painkillers like morphine are extremely powerful, but new research shows that they could cause chronic pain.
These days origami has more uses than just paper, like using DNA to make teeny tiny objects!
When women come off birth control there can be a drop in marital satisfaction, according to research...
A new fizzing powder stops bleeding in its tracks...
Researchers have tracked down the genetic factors that
lead to the onset of Huntington's disease, to deduce
Scientists have discovered a trigger for the regeneration of
skin, hair or organs in humans. This could be used to...
How do hormones help take you on a path to a gender? And
disrupt this process?
A study on young mice suggests that antibiotic use might be making
children more likely to become obese.
Two drugs that can help the brain to repair damage caused by multiple
sclerosis have been uncovered by a new...