Cat music: scientists optimise tunes for tabbies

One-Minute Read Tue 3 Mar, AT 10:30

Music includes sounds cats enjoy, such as purring and suckling, and could be used to help shelter animals

Solar eclipse Gumaca, southeast Manila

Solar eclipse: darkness to fall on Britain this month

Briefing Tue 3 Mar, AT 10:18

For the first time in 16 years the UK is about to experience a solar eclipse. Here's all you need to know

Sleepy Hollow: Kazakhstan's mystery sleeping sickness

Briefing Fri 27 Feb, AT 14:12

Village evacuated as doctors are baffled by residents who fall asleep for days at a time

What colour is the dress? Science may have the answer

Briefing Fri 27 Feb, AT 09:28

Blue and black or white and gold: Twitter descends into slanging match over the colour of a dress

Coca Cola bottles

Sugar blamed for UK obesity: how much is in our food?

Briefing Thu 26 Feb, AT 13:27

Campaigners call for a ban on selling sugary energy drinks to under-16s to help curb obesity crisis

Black hole

Black hole 'is 12 billion times size of the sun'

One-Minute Read Thu 26 Feb, AT 12:20

'Super-supermassive' black hole was formed early on in history of universe, leaving scientists puzzled

Puya chilensis

Beware, the sheep-eating plants of Chile

Briefing Wed 25 Feb, AT 12:03

The Puya chilensis grows in the Chilean Andes and traps sheep before feeding off their decaying bodies

cannabis

Which recreational drug is the most dangerous?

Briefing Tue 24 Feb, AT 14:22

Latest scientific study shows that cannabis is roughly 115 times less deadly than alcohol

Peanut butter jars

Early exposure to peanuts 'can help prevent allergy'

One-Minute Read Tue 24 Feb, AT 10:43

'Compelling' results contradict earlier medical advice and may force doctors to issue new guidelines

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