A tyrannosaurs rex skeleton

Dinosaurs were killed off by a piece of 'colossal bad luck'

One-Minute Read Mon 28 Jul, AT 12:44

Prehistoric giants would probably have survived giant asteroid strike if it had been at different time

A thunderbolt lights up the sky above Munich.

Lightning kills man on Venice Beach: what are the chances?

Briefing Mon 28 Jul, AT 12:21

More than a dozen injured by California storm, but lightning is more common than you might think

Two men fist-bump

Why fist-bumps are healthier than handshakes

One-Minute Read Mon 28 Jul, AT 11:35

UK scientists discover which hand greetings transfer the most bacteria

NHS hospital Stafford vk

NHS: millions shut out of doctors' surgeries

One-Minute Read Mon 28 Jul, AT 09:54

Royal College of GPs says new data is 'shocking indictment' of NHS

An artist's rendering of a feathered dinosaur

'Fluffy' dinosaurs: discovery suggests most were feathered

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 12:19

Jurassic fossils 'completely change our vision of dinosaurs' – but not everyone is convinced

 A nurse performs a mammography for the detection of breast cancer

Breast cancer: 'revolutionary' one-shot treatment for NHS

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 09:35

Intrabeam radiotherapy means patients can avoid exhausting trips to hospital for weeks of treatment

Nasa illustration of solar storm

Solar super storm: near miss threatened life as we know it

Briefing Thu 24 Jul, AT 16:05

Space storm that narrowly missed Earth would have had a 'catastrophic effect' costing $2 trillion

A model of a tyrannosaurus rex

A terror of tyrannosaurs: did dinosaurs hunt in packs?

One-Minute Read Thu 24 Jul, AT 13:33

Discovery of fossilised footprints in Canada suggest tyrannosaurs worked together to stalk prey

Pasteurised milk being poured in to a glass

Raw milk fad: unpasteurised milk to catch on in Britain?

Briefing Thu 24 Jul, AT 12:37

Raw milk may soon be sold in vending machines in the UK – despite fears that it could be dangerous

Dentists display teeth removed after operating on seventeen year old Ashik Gavai at JJ Hospital in Mumbai

Doctors extract 232 teeth from tumour in Indian boy's mouth

One-Minute Read Thu 24 Jul, AT 10:50

Seven-hour operation in Mumbai removes hundreds of teeth from painful swelling in record-breaking case

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