Men and women are not worlds apart - 3 months ago
The theory that the sexes are so individual they may as well come from different planets is nonsense, scientists claim.
'Tomato pill' could help cut risk of stroke, heart attack - 4 months ago
Now, a further trial has shown that the natural remedy of tomato skin also made patients' blood vessels more efficient, boosted their blood flow and softened arteries that had hardened with age.
Aliens? No, the mystery of the Nazca lines is down to earth - 5 months ago
They have perplexed archaeologists for almost a century, with some claiming they were intended as a message to the gods and others believing they were the work of aliens.
Scientists jailed for failing to predict Italian quake - 6 months ago
A group of Italian scientists was facing six years in jail for manslaughter last night (Monday) for providing "an incomplete, inept, unsuitable and criminally mistaken" assessment of risks posed by the devastating L'Aquila earthquake that killed more than 300 people.
Nobel for the boy who was told he would never make a scientist - 7 months ago
Stem cell cloning pioneer Sir John Gurdon's school report said he was wasting his time.
'Spare tyre' triples the risk of heart disease - 8 months ago
People who carry a small "spare tyre" around their waist but are otherwise a healthy weight are at triple the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke, an American study has found.
Incredible in my lifetime... Higgs hails the 'proof' of his particle - 10 months ago
The Higgs Boson helps to explain how fundamental particles gain their mass; a property which allows them to bind together and form stars and planets rather than whizzing around the universe at the speed of light.
Women may get 'tailored' cures for breast cancer - 1 year ago
Women could avoid unnecessary and harmful breast cancer treatment in future after a ground-breaking study identified 10 distinct types of the disease.
Hadron collider quest for the God particle - 1 year ago
Physicists at the Large Hadron Collider have been given a tough deadline to find the God Particle, reports Nick Collins from Geneva.
Genetically modified wheat that repels insects - 1 year ago
The crop has been manipulated to give off chemicals that aphids release to warn one another of danger. Scientists hope this can protect the plants by tricking the insects into staying away.