Fruit and Veg

Why seven fruit and veg a day is better than five

One-Minute Read Tue 1 Apr, AT 09:30

Eating seven portions of fruit and veg per day can prolong your life, researchers have found


NHS patients 'should pay £10 monthly membership fee'

One-Minute Read Mon 31 Mar, AT 11:23

Former Labour health minister Lord Warner claims member scheme could secure £2bn a year for NHS

Rowan Williams

Former Archbishop speaks out on ‘injustice’ of climate change

One-Minute Read Sun 30 Mar, AT 11:50

Rowan Williams blames climate change on the West on eve of publication of latest UN climate report

Rats and fleas off the hook: humans passed Black Death to each other

One-Minute Read Sun 30 Mar, AT 10:52

The Bubonic Plague of 1348 was actually a pneumonic plague, say scientists studying skeletons dug up in London

New 'Planet Biden' could shed light on origins of solar system

Briefing Thu 27 Mar, AT 13:15

Possible dwarf planet suggests that many worlds lurk undetected beyond the orbit of Pluto

alarm clock

Is hitting the snooze button damaging your health?

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Mar, AT 14:15

Snoozing may bring short-term pleasure, but it could be doing you long-term harm

Smart tags to consign use-by dates to the scrap heap

One-Minute Read Tue 18 Mar, AT 16:17

A new electronic smart tag changes colour to show when food is no longer safe to eat

Big Bang: does 'extraordinary' discovery prove theory right?

Briefing Tue 18 Mar, AT 11:21

A signal from the dawn of time could be the 'smoking gun' that confirms the Big Bang theory

Leeds children's heart unit 'safe' after death rate fears

One-Minute Read Thu 13 Mar, AT 09:49

But report details 'heart rending' stories of 16 families who suffered serious problems with care

3d printing

3D printing technology used to rebuild crash victim's face

One-Minute Read Wed 12 Mar, AT 10:36

Experts praise 'life changing' 3D technology that removes guesswork from reconstructive surgery