Rosetta mission: what a comet sounds like – video

Video Thu 13 Nov, AT 10:22

The mysterious 'song' of a comet hurtling through space has been captured by the Rosetta spacecraft

How modified HIV cells are being used to treat cancer

Briefing Wed 12 Nov, AT 15:26

The treatment involves using a disabled form of the virus to train the immune system to kill tumour cells

Hanger One

Google takes the next step into space exploration

One-Minute Read Wed 12 Nov, AT 12:24

The tech giant has leased an airfield from Nasa as the space agency tries to reduce its footprint on earth

Sex 'just for fun' by 2050, predicts inventor of the Pill

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Nov, AT 12:05

Soon sex and reproduction will be no longer be linked as couples have children through IVF


The 'super-obese' under-25s having gastric band surgery

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Nov, AT 10:06

Surgeons say cost of obesity crisis could bankrupt the NHS – but operations can save money

Brain image

How old is your brain? Take the dementia test

Analysis Thu 6 Nov, AT 14:34

Doctors believe that helping people work out their 'brain age' could help identify the risk of dementia in later life

The MRSA bacteria strain in a petri dish

How 'breakthrough' drug Staphefekt could replace antibiotics

Briefing Thu 6 Nov, AT 10:51

Newly developed enzyme 'can kill superbugs' and will 'revolutionise' fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

NHS hospital

NHS wasting £2bn by handing out too many drugs and tests

One-Minute Read Thu 6 Nov, AT 08:39

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges calls on doctors and nurses to stop overprescribing medication

Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad sparked crystal meth surge, claims professor

One-Minute Read Tue 4 Nov, AT 09:35

Popular show about teacher-turned-drug-dealer Walter White boosts appeal of meth, says expert


Crash dummies fatten up to reflect obese Americans

One-Minute Read Fri 31 Oct, AT 11:21

Research suggests that morbidly obese drivers are 56 per cent more likely to die in a car crash