Early human tests suggest the drug is safe and may help immune systems fight Ebola, but more trials are needed
West Africa's Ebola epidemic is by far the most serious outbreak of the deadly virus
'Black Death' disease kills 47 people and spreads to the densely populated capital of Antananarivo
Burial workers discard bodies in protest over unpaid wages as government admits money has 'gone missing'
Biohazard suits are in short supply causing prices to rise as a result of 'increased anxiety' in the US
Hunching over devices is wreaks havoc on our posture and puts us at risk of serious back pain
Report calls for an urgent coordinated response as obesity reaches 'crisis proportions'
Nasa has been busy covering up an alien discovery and guarding humans from the edge of the Earth
Scientists hopeful that evidence beamed back by Philae will provide clues about the origins of life
Professor Brian Cox and Astronomer Royal Lord Rees support British-led plan to send a lander to the moon
Poultry farmers fear consumer confidence could take a hit as £4.4bn industry gears up for Christmas
Around 60 per cent of men who admitted to paying for sex had done so overseas, usually in Asia or Europe
Dutch biologists believe that there may be an evolutionary advantage to sharing bacteria through kissing
Fears NHS England won't cope this winter prompt extra money as election year looms
The mysterious 'song' of a comet hurtling through space has been captured by the Rosetta spacecraft
The treatment involves using a disabled form of the virus to train the immune system to kill tumour cells
The tech giant has leased an airfield from Nasa as the space agency tries to reduce its footprint on earth
Soon sex and reproduction will be no longer be linked as couples have children through IVF
Surgeons say cost of obesity crisis could bankrupt the NHS – but operations can save money
Newly developed enzyme 'can kill superbugs' and will 'revolutionise' fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria
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