John O'Keefe

UK immigration rules too strict, says Nobel prize winner

One-Minute Read Tue 7 Oct, AT 09:19

Britain must loosen its immigration policy if it wants to 'punch above its weight' in science, says John O'Keefe

Prodessor John O'Keefe

Nobel prize for medicine: 'human GPS' pioneer rewarded

Briefing Mon 6 Oct, AT 15:01

British professor John O'Keefe among trio who discovered the brain's internal navigation system

Two syringes containing flu vaccine

Flu vaccine: who should get a flu jab this year?

Briefing Mon 6 Oct, AT 12:20

The NHS says vulnerable people should get a flu vaccine before winter sets in

The Planets

Is Pluto a planet after all? 'Dwarf' could be due an upgrade

Talking Point Fri 3 Oct, AT 13:47

Whether it's a planet, a dwarf – or just an astronomical hot potato – the status of Pluto provokes surprisingly strong feelings

Child at hospital

Enterovirus D68: what you need to know about the illness sweeping the US

Briefing Fri 3 Oct, AT 11:12

A unusually severe outbreak of enterovirus D68, which has put hundreds in hospital, is causing alarm

GP at a surgery

500 GP surgeries 'could close due to ageing staff'

One-Minute Read Thu 2 Oct, AT 09:29

The number of young doctors entering the profession is failing to keep pace with those set to retire

No-smoking sign

Stoptober: can 28-day health campaign help smokers quit?

Briefing Tue 30 Sep, AT 14:49

Tens of thousands of people sign up to Stoptober in a bid to ditch the cigarettes for October

Image of Mars

India's Mars Orbiter sends first photos: what will Mangalyaan find?

Briefing Thu 25 Sep, AT 12:05

India becomes fourth nation to celebrate reaching Mars – and the first to manage it on first attempt

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