Short questionnaire claims to determine the likelihood of a person dying in the next five years
Fitbit Charge HR is a favourite with the fitness tracker critics, while the Withings Activité has been praised for its style
Critically endangered sawfish may have evolved to reproduce without males in order to escape extinction
The government to clamp down on 'rip-off' staffing agencies and expensive management consultants
Scientists hail 'new era' for cancer treatment after combination of drugs shrinks melanomas in most sufferers
Parents are 'being misled' say campaigners, but regulators insist that sugar content is 'clearly labelled'
Study appears to show that sleeping 'provides a unique window for altering fundamental beliefs'
Selling legal highs such as 'hippy crack' for human use will carry prison sentence of up to seven years
Three-quarters of all fresh shop-bought chicken in Britain is infected with the food poisoning bug
Ancient fossil discovery suggests that the evolutionary process is more complicated than previously thought
Scientist says H1N1 strain of bird flu could kill millions unless a ban on controversial research is lifted
Army base in Utah was developing a test to identify biological threats and thought samples were dead
Legal classification of LSD and magic mushrooms is hampering important medical research, says expert
A synthetic drug called Spice, banned in 2009, has been causing concern on both sides of the Atlantic
Governments told to take action now to prevent morphine-making yeast getting into wrong hands
Payments would encourage pharmaceutical companies to develop new drugs to fight the looming superbug threat
Robotic arm can transform from a bendable to rigid instrument, setting it apart from other surgical tools
The increase is linked to unhealthy lifestyles and is 'a sad indictment of the nation's health', says charity
New discovery could be a 'valuable tool' for healthcare as well as the 'emerging world of soft robotics'
British mothers six times as likely to die in childbirth or pregnancy as women in Belarus, says charity