Jam doughnut rock spotted on Mars leaves Nasa baffled

One-Minute Read Mon 20 Jan, AT 14:12

'We were absolutely startled,' admit scientists as Opportunity Rover captures image of new rock

Rosetta awoken: why is unique space mission so significant?

Briefing Mon 20 Jan, AT 11:53

Key milestone in mission to land on a comet and find out more about origin of the solar system

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Google contact lens: is this the future for diabetes sufferers?

One-Minute Read Fri 17 Jan, AT 15:11

Prototype for smart contact lens could lead to a new way for diabetics to manage their disease

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust

Charity of the week Fri 17 Jan, AT 08:41

The UK's only charity dedicated to supporting women with cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities


Gene therapy: why new technique gives hope to the blind

Briefing Thu 16 Jan, AT 15:20

Researchers partly reverse inherited and previously untreatable eye disease using gene therapy

Gay and childless couples are happiest, says new study

One-Minute Read Tue 14 Jan, AT 11:14

Parents struggle to appreciate each other and mums regard their kids as more important than partner

A&E locum spending soars by 60% amid 'recruitment crisis'

One-Minute Read Tue 14 Jan, AT 09:19

Intense work, anti-social hours and low pay putting junior doctors off accident and emergency units


Obesity epidemic worse than feared. Why is the UK so fat?

Briefing Mon 13 Jan, AT 14:51

Predictions that half the British population will be obese by 2050 'underestimate' the scale of crisis

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Blue Monday: the saddest thing is the bad science

Talking Point Mon 6 Jan, AT 10:14

Most depressing day of the year concept is based on 'farcical pseudo-science', say critics

James Bond 'at high risk of sexual dysfunction and disease'

One-Minute Read Fri 13 Dec, AT 11:23

The secret agent downed 1,150 units of alcohol in 88 days, say doctors who analysed Fleming books