Black marble: Nasa images of earth at night

Six days of darkness: Nasa intervenes, but no sign of blackout

One-Minute Read Tue 16 Dec, AT 10:29

Rumours circulating online suggested that a massive solar storm would lead to six days of darkness this month

Boys' self-harm hospital admissions soar

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Dec, AT 10:26

Experts warn that societal expectations make it harder for young males to ask for help

Double cheeseburger

Scientists develop 'feel full' chemical to fight weight gain

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Dec, AT 11:15

Soluble powder can be added to food to control appetite and help people eat less, say researchers

Antibiotics being prepared

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs 'will kill more than cancer' by 2050

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Dec, AT 09:54

Experts warn superbugs could cause an extra 10 million deaths a year with a global cost of over £63 trillion

Malaria deaths halved but progress threatened by Ebola

One-Minute Read Tue 9 Dec, AT 10:00

'Tremendous achievements' could be reversed in West Africa as Ebola outbreak continues, warns WHO

Paralysis victim is helped by physical therapists

Can new drug help paralysed to walk again?

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Dec, AT 14:39

Study says daily injection of a newly-developed chemical compound can repair spinal cord injuries

Circumcision instruments

Male circumcision: US officials suggest benefits outweigh risks

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Dec, AT 13:40

New draft guidelines in US say male circumcision significantly reduces risk of HIV and other STDs

I, Robot

Stephen Hawking: artificial intelligence could destroy human race

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Dec, AT 15:44

Humans 'will not be able to compete' with self-improving robots, says Stephen Hawking

Double Helix

23andMe: why have DNA kits been approved in the UK?

Briefing Tue 2 Dec, AT 14:09

DNA screening devices that profile health risks are banned in the US – but now legal in the UK